Happy Presidents' Day, y'all! To help you get in the President-celebrating mood, I rounded up every presidential cake-specimen I could find. Consequently, this will be a pretty short post.
First, since Lincoln's birthday is part of the celebration, we've got to start with this lovely example sent in by Michael N.:
Then there's this rather less lovely Reagan cake:
(Note: This one's been floating around the interwebs for a while, so my apologies if it's not actually a pro job. In my defense, most of the pro cakes I see look a lot worse than this.)
Now remember, Grace D.: if someone makes a cake bust in your likeness, it's a compliment...
And lastly, naturally this post wouldn't be complete without a George Washington cake.
Erm..... [frantically searching the 'net]
Ah, how 'bout this?
Hey, I spent at least 15 whole minutes searching for a better Washington cake, alright? This is the best I got. Honestly, you'd think bakers out there would see today as an opportunity to get in touch with their creative, powdered-wig-wearing side. But no-ooo. Hmph. Downright inconsiderate, is what that is.
All that to say: if you have something better, send it soon and maybe I'll post it.
And stay tuned for more Valentine's Wrecks.
UPDATE: Well, you guys certainly are sending in some...interesting...Washington items. So far I've gotten a pie made in George, Washington, a hilarious but not post-able Washington Monument cake (no, you can't see it; it's not professionally made), what I suspect is more of a Georgette Washington cake spotted at the fair, and my current favorite: