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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

The Readers Have Spoken

And apparently you all want "cakes" with more sole.

Honestly, I've been e-mailed this so often I'm getting a haddock, and I'm starting to think there's something fishy going on here. Did the cake's non-baker shellfishly do this on porpoise? I'm not hard of herring, you know; I just couldn't fathom why you all would want a sushi "cake" on Wrecks. But then I figured, hey, I'm just being crabby - why not post the photo?

You know, for the halibut.

Thanks to the roughly half-zillion of you out there who sent me this link. And before you ask, why yes, I am a Dr.Demento fan.

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Reader Comments (145)

Well I'm not totally grossed out by the cake, more the fact that someone would actually choose fish over actual cake is more horrific. Plus the fact they put rubber ducky's on top. Way to look classy.

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMadkat


No other way to describe it.

Reminds me of an episode of Dragnet where Harry Morgan makes a pumpernickel, peanut butter, cream cheese garlic sandwich for a poker game.

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGeorgie B

It looks good!

Putting ducks on molded raw fish is a bit too close to putting cows on molded steak tartare, though.

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Oh man, what is that on top? Is that a fruit cake? A fruit cake on top of a fish mess?

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Hehehehehe... Forget the cake pictures, it's your comments that get me to laughing more than anything.

Thanks for the laughs, I really needed them this week!

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSue

I am Mrs Slocum's Pussy and I endorse this cake!

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMrs Slocum

You pun with words is so funny. My friend made a platypus grooms cake once!! LOL

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTricia

Wow. Like the tick in the Vios commercial. Wo-ow!

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCellophane

Ew, and yet YUM.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered Commentertina

I have no words. Nope. None.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterHelena

I'm a big sushi fan, but man that looks so gross. Who would seriously wanna eat that? By the way, fresh fish has no smell, but if that thing had been sitting out all evening... ewwwwwww!

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Good lord. Fruit cake on top of sashimi tiers covered with edamame? With rubber duck bride and groom figurines?! There is a such thing as being TOO quirky, ya know.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

What's with the ducks ontop?

They look like the bride and groom!
Why ducks on a fish cake, yes they both are water lovers, but ducks, that just tops it off, as really awful!!

And when did they know they had enuff or too much decorations on it...pmsl

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGallifrey

1. Lima beans? What lima beans? I'm confused.
2. Actually the first time I tried edamame, they reminded me of lima beans. So I'm not even sure lima beans on this would be so bad. Not that I'd bother trying or anything.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCath

Oh my cod fish! The worlds going to the dogfishes. Even though I think it's a load of crappie, my friend will love this blog, he is very sailfish, but i'm sure eel tell many of his friends about this blog.

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August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSteve Jones

Not fair. Not even a cake cake. Takes all the love out of sushi. Let's get back to flour, butter, eggs, people!! Bet you're glad you got that post out of the way!

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCandace Jean July 16

eeeeewww . . . but very creative.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMaire

PU-LEEZ tell me this was not a wedding cake??

Yuk, I've seen better refreshments served at a wake.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMary Kay

I think I might have just thrown up in my mouth. EW. Wrong on so many levels.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDoodleBunz

Gross, gross, gross! And I'm not just talking about all your puns... (sorry, I had a friend in town this past weekend who is the king of puns...I heard more than anyone should have to put up with!)

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRonnica

I hope you will enjoy this comment as much as I have enjoyed your blog. I sent it to my fish-loving boyfriend, who actually got quite a kick out of it, but couldn't resist the witty urge to join your banter. His response:

"Oh my cod…laughing my bass off…she’s a fresh one…as far as sea food goes…the hake cake’s lookin good…I could eat a tuna that stuff…makes me wanna say “wahoo!”"


August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie

It looks like fresh roadkill.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterEleanor

Yeah, it's funny looking but I bet it is YUMMY!

I'm very picky about the quality and freshness of my raw fish but If I knew and trusted the person who assembled the cake, I would eat the whole darn thing.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterWasabi Lover

at least it's pretty...

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBeckster

i see quite a bit of "Ewws"... but how many have actually tried sushi? Dont hate until you try it at least.. its quite good

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

love the blog and love the fishy rimes!

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterVal

hello super girls !
welcome :)

August 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPeter Shepelev

Good heavens!! What IS that thing?
Looks like somebody actually went to
a lot of trouble to make that mess.

August 28, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermannequin

Oh dear lord that's just disturbing!

August 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterV. Nicharico

i thought this was a rather yummy looking alternative to a "fruit" cake (i didnt have my glasses on!) until i looked at the enlarged picture....FISH?! in a CAKE!?

August 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAmy-Jo

What is most disturbing to me are the rubber ducks on top. The fact that someone out there manufactures them in wedding attire for purchase is even more puzzling than why someone would want a sushi cake at their wedding celebration.

August 28, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

A veggie and meat cake? WOW

September 1, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterFrau. Franziska

army green, appetizing and teeth staining!

September 2, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRyann Hanes

oh for crying out loud, people! do your research. This cake was made with tongue firmly planted in cheek and was not only NOT served at an actual wedding, but most definitely did not sit out for hours due to said wedding.

I should know this. I PROVIDED THE DUCKS!!

(they were attached to a bridal shower gift and we figured since the sushi looked like a cake, and the event was a faux-wedding, we might as well have a topper, no matter how benign it was)

September 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGirl

As much as I love sushi and as much as I think a sushi cake COULD be kind of cool, this one looks like someone took the contents of the dumpster and crammed it into a jello-mold.... Horrifying!

October 13, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMudhooks

love the puns!
sending this on to many people now!

November 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDani

Hope the creator of this doesn't sue-she might, you know!

February 23, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterreeree62

mm, sashimi. but why on earth is there christmas cake on the top? that's so wrong.

March 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commenteremma skeez

I thought the cake was just ducky!

January 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMoosie McGra

I think the part that got to me wasn't the sushi....its the plastic rubber duck on top?!?!? WTF?

August 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous much fishiness in your comment. Thats just impressive. I love sushi , a lot but - eww for a cake!

October 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCupcakes Lady

i love the ducks on top of the cake... believe it or not, i actually collect rubber ducks
idk what theyr doing on a sushi cake, tho...

January 22, 2012 | Unregistered Commentergrace

Oh my goodness..... that's MEAT. :o

March 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterVNM

Is this a cake pizza or a cake pizza with a two rubber ducks at the top?

January 7, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterohayo!

This looks fresh and deelicious!
And awesome commentary. :-)

February 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSusan DT

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