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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

Twins' Night Out


From a distance,
You look liiiike some boobs,

Even though I know you're not.

From a distance,
How could I eeeeaaaeeever choose,
A sleeping jughead tot?

From a distance,
We've all had enough,
And this won't be allowed to stand.
And there is no way - no how
That you cannot seeeee!
Big frosted tracts of land.

Thanks to Gina C., who would like to remind bakers that God is watching us.

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Reader Comments (84)

Oh, my.
Thanks for a week of nightmares about talking you-know-whats.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGary

This is why you shouldn't order cakes over the phone. Some bakery worker wasn't sure if the customer wanted "two babies" or "two boobies" on the cake, so they split the difference.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGary

Excuse me while I go wash my eyes out with soap in an attempt to erase this one from my mind.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMary Connealy

Is this old news, or do you guys know that Graham Norton just featured your book on his talk show. He's a Brit but the show is aired here on BBC America. Congrats!

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnna

omg i actually thought it was another prego belly cake that just really failed and instead of nipples the wreckerator used pacifiers.... then i realized it was supposed to be two baby heads in a bed........

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTerrs

Oh, bounce your [babies]
Get into the swing.
Bounce your [babies]
The swing is everthing.

Makes no difference if they're big
or small
Long as you -- ooh --
Give it your all!

Dr. Demento collection, 1960s
by Rusty Warren

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermsyendor

Somehow, the idea that it's really two decapitated babies' heads doesn't comfort me all that much.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGary

i didnt see boobs.. i saw some ugly ass babies.. i wonder it taste like?

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterrap songs

What makes this even funnier is last night's Glee...
"...full visitation rights to the set of rambunctious twins that live on my ribcage..."

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStacy

It wouldn't be nearly so bad if the soothers weren't all pink and perky...

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJulia G

Um I'm pretty sure this cake might have looked better if it had burned down, fell over and then sank into the swamp. :0)

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPrincess cupcake

Before I scrolled down to read the post... the first thought that came into my head was that it was one of those pregnant-belly-with-boobs cakes.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Somebody PAID for this? Really? I mean it looks like sunken baby heads or really, really creepy boobs??? Hope it tasted better than it looked! Thanks Jen! I have a crappy job and you make me laugh!

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Awesome! That song always makes me laugh. I used to sing it around the house, til the kids got old enough to sing along...

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGinger

Where is the video of the singing?

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSierra Sarah San Diego

wow. that is the only response I can think!

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterannette Crouch

Nipple pacifiers, ack! I always love a Python reference. Just wanted to say I love, love, love your site, makes me laugh every time (and we all need more laughter in this world)! Thanks!!!
- Diane

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

be intresting if those tongues were balloons :P

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjustabluegirl

good grief.. where have the duckies and teddies gone.

February 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commentertiny purple elephant

Lol!! Who on earth thought that was a great idea for a cake? Wow..super scary things that are supposed to be babies but look like super large..boobies lol. I fear for the sanity of whoever received this cake.

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterArlene

For some reason once I got past the "boob" impression I thought this looks like the baby Evelyn Evelyn ... (Eva and Lyn Neville, fictional conjoined twins.)

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterwordsmith101

As an owner of a boob cake pan, I never ONCE thought of using said cake pan to make baby heads. Now, I'm suddenly feeling the need to make a variety of boob cakes and decorate them as other things... snowmen, babies, bowties...oh the possibilities are endless.

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Hee! Monty Python references never get old.

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

That obscure Monty Python quote just made my day.

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVal

I've stared and stared, and they still look like boobs.

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDanger Boy

Nothing says, "EAT ME!" like a pair of giant boobs with pacifiers sticking out of them... Yeah... That's appetizing...!

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMags

@Mags wins the 'let me rephrase that' award for 2011. [innocent whistling...]

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCraig


Just yikes.

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAngie

@Anon at Fri 8:42am:

If you do, submit them so we can see!

February 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

I've decided I have an interesting husband. He saw twin girl babies. (he says it's because he saw the baby bottles on the lower half of the cake)

I think he just didn't want to admit anything.

Chuckling at 'the twins' and Python reference. You make my day.


February 19, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermladybright

My reaction was hysterical laughter. My husband's was better:


I think it was the eyes that creeped him out.

wv: boutfu "Aw, what boutfu boubies!"

February 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJay

I really thought they were boobs. Why do people do stuff like this?

February 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterThatDeborahGirl

These are seriously supposed to look like babies?????


February 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBhakti

Never make a baby cake... you will have to cut it up and eat it.

November 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterxxAmyLeeFanxx

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