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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

Oh, It Sends a Message Alright

The label on this says it's a "message cookie":

Now, I'm just ballparking here, but I think the message might be something along the lines of:

"When I think of you, I think of bug-infested poop. And football. Because I hate football."

Gee, at this point, why not just cut to the chase?

"The Message Cookie: When you hate enough to actually spend money on more clearly expressing your hatred."

Remember, E.M., if you're ever offered a poo-spotted football cake, the proper response is: "Thanks, but I think I'll pass."

- Related Wreckage: Graduate! Celebrate! "Decorate!"

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Reader Comments (77)

Actually this reminds me of my son's first birthday cake. We held the party in a park and a football landed in the cake! Seriously.

No bugs or poo though, that I knew of.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

i really love your blog. firat time i leave a comment, but i already linked to you in mine.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPierre Corneille

no one seems to be commenting on the mysteriousness of the green circus tents behind the football. maybe that is where the bugs live, in a flea circus

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbryn

"I'll pass."

Thanks for the punny ending. :)

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLindsey

This could be my favorite post ever.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMissie

haha that is funny. Who wouldn't see that as looking like poo?

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMary

Unfortunately I think I just might get the message. I'm from Ohio, and our mascot for just about everything is the Buckeye. For those of you with actual lives, the buckeye is a little round brown nut that is kind of like an acorn except much less cute. I suspect that might be what those little poop balls are intended to be. And that would also explain the random green barf in the corner.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMaria

Is that thing even a cookie?

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSexy Sadie

I seriously want to meet these cake decorators...and the managers who hired them.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSunshine Mom

Reminds me of Andy Griffith's What it was, It was Football.

I don't know friends, to this day, what it was that they was a doin' down there, but I have studied about it. I think it was that it's some kindly of a contest where they see which bunchful of them men can take that pumpkin and run from one end of that cow pasture to the other without gettin' knocked down or steppin' in somethin'.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

I LOVE it!!!

Can I please order one of these for the crap-tastic beyotch who's married to my husband's bro? Because she truly is a troll. And I can't stand her. Neither can I stand bug-covered poo nor football.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterEtiquette Bitch

ps - I just want to send out a Mad Props to all the commenters here -- you all make me laugh, too!

Thank you!

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterEtiquette Bitch

There's nothing I like better than a fresh football pun in the evening.

I'd try to defend that statement but I'm afraid it would be too offensive and touch down on something sensitive.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterE.M. Green

@Hanna, I totally agree with Elizabeth: "Vous avez decouvert le blog meilleur de l'Internet!"

Jen and John, you bring a smile every day. Thanks for your wonderful blog! Wreck on!

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterkadyb

Jen, Jen, Jen. Don't split your infinitives - it hurts their feelings if you stick an adverb between them.

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMisfit

It's funny that Amyk posted about the Titans and their 0-6 season so far, I was about to say the same thing about the Tampa Bay Bucs! hahahaha

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMeredith

Please tell me you watched "18 kids and Counting" tonight on TLC. There was a hilarious Cake Wreck and I immediately thought of you! This is a famous reality TV family who just gave birth to a much anticipated grandchild...they have been featured on the Today show (or was it good morning america?). Anyway, they were throwing Anna, the expecting mother, a shower and bought a sheet cake for the party. The baker spelled the child's name wrong!!!! Luckily, Michelle (the soon to be grandmother) was crafty and did a little work on the cake to "repair" it. Bet that baker is wishing her mistake wasn't all over TV right now!

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Misfit @ 9:25 p.m.: Didn't you get the memo? Split infinitives are allowed nowadays. Have you been asleep for the past thirty years?

On the other hand, Jen, I'm looking askance at "alright" . . . but I know you've had rather a full load lately, so.

(Get it? Load?)

October 20, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGoueznou

"I think your football team is a pile of...."

October 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAimee

I'm with Maria. Hailing recently from Columbus OH myself, I am familiar with the love of the Buckeye nut, and when I saw those sad sad sad looking brown blobs, and the green "holly" in the corner, I thought to myself "Self - I think that's an Ohio State cake"! If it is indeed, around Columbus people would pay large amounts of money for that poo cake...

October 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAmity

"The Message Cookie: When you hate enough to actually spend money on more clearly expressing your hatred."

Oh, this made my day! Hilarious!

October 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

I WORSHIP YOUR BLOG!!! I can't go a day without reading. I love your recent poop theme. Too funny.

October 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

The quarter message
Knows the air will be cleared once
Half-time message comes.

October 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHaiku Joy

Funniest post in a while.

October 21, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSylvia


October 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLucille Ball Jr.

I might have to actually stop reading this website after this cake because I'm not sure I'll ever read anything this funny again and I don't want to set myself up for any more disappointment down the line.

March 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterApril W.

Not-so-good message
With a "MESSAGE COKE" sticker
Glad that's not my cake.

March 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterHaiku Joy's Understudy

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