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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

I Call Fowl

I dunno, would you say some hen-pecked Wreckerator just winged this one?

I mean, I don't want to ruffle any feathers, but this isn't exactly poultry in motion.

Now this, on the other hand...

Yep, that's a dead ringer.

Hey Dana S. & Elin A., you know the expression "running around like a chicken with its head cut off"? Well, apparently, if they keep their heads, they just lay there niiiice and still-like.

- Related Wreckage: Creations That Might Possibly Be Representations of Turkeys

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Reader Comments (65)

Poor plucked chicken -- his little wings are on backward and someone has stolen his drumsticks

September 29, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSiouxzr

I would totally bring that to my inlaws for a holiday desert!

September 29, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersummur braley

ummmm...I'm having a hard time finding any depth to that first masterpiece. It really strikes me as though they might have milked a few chickens to get that color variation for the frosting. I'm just sayin', ya know?

Between this website and the today, I haven't been able to have a normal thought. I just wanted you to know I may be mentally scarred for life now, but I will always come back for more!!! Rubberneckers make wrecks rule!!!!

September 29, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterkrazykris

Missing your drumsticks?
These cakes STILL manage to march
to their own sweet beat.

Haiku Joy's husband on the first cake: "If Predator, Alien, and a chicken had a love child, this would be its birthday cake."

September 29, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHaiku Joy

I'm sure I've written this before, but I'll post it again. As a vegetarian and a cake lover, I am offended.

Not really, but kind of. A little.

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterNatalie

I actually like that second one. Just don't confuse it with the real Thanksgiving turkey!

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJynxed

I must say I chuckled at "poultry in motion"

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGina

Pullet Surprise? Anyone else get that? Wow.. Maybe it's just me but that's borderline pure genius...

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter- Red Handed Mabel

Looks like a stuffed rubber chicken. Maybe the Swedish chef had enough of the Bok Bok Bok's.

WV: redial....awesome I got redial as a word verification.

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterturtlemomma

"poultry in motion" :D
Your eloquence deserves a standing O!

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Hey, I'll take a big piece of white meat from that second one!! =D

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterD-D

I think the first one's a groom's cake, ordered by the best man. The subtext: You cock-blocked me, man!

September 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLindsay Beyerstein

That second one is really a cake? That's awesome! It's quite well done....but somehow I'd be afraid to eat it fearing it would TASTE like chicken!

October 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne Dargie

They have to lay there "niiice and still-like" when they have no legs!!

With his head cranked around backwards, he's saying "Hey, go find your own sticks to beat the drums!!...Awwcckkk.....AAAWWWCCCKKK.....Aawwcckk!!"

October 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Did anyone else notice that the first chicken is walking on water?

December 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDynamicSheep

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