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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

Oscar's Sunday Sweets

In honor of the Oscars tonight, I've put together a collection of Sweets representing each of the top nominees for Best Picture.

[Opening envelope] And the nominees are...

The Fighter

By Palermo's Bakery

As Mal Reynolds would say: shiny.

Black Swan

Just imagine a much darker, hallucinating cake counterpart lurking right outside of frame.

Toy Story 3

By Iced Over

Lots more detail and in-process shots here!

True Grit

By mrm71

Not the best photo, but check out the amazing details in the brick, nails, and rope:

The Social Network

Found via @zfarmville, baker unknown

Oh, like you use Facebook for anything else anyway.

127 Hours

Granted, I went a little abstract on this one. If you want a better fit (and have a reeeeally strong stomach), then you could always go with this cake instead. But don't say I didn't warn you. ;)

The Kids Are All Right

Do Mr. Bump and Miss Giggles fit this title perfectly, or what? So cute!

The King's Speech

With cakes this gorgeous, it certainly is.


Made by Cory of Rosebud Cakes

Because Inception and Salvador Dali are a match made in heaven.
Or maybe just crazy dreams.

Happy Oscar-watching, everyone!

Have a Sweet to nominate? Then send it to Sunday Sweets [at] Cake Wrecks [dot] com.

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Reader Comments (56)

WV: waygo

C'mon, for Sunday Sweets I get "waygo"? How appropriate is that? "Waygo, decorators!"

Merry at Annie's Book Stop/Sharon, MA

February 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

These are totally unbelievable. Stunning dakes :-)

February 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterWedding Dress Berkshire

Wow - great job compiling this Jen.

February 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPauline

Thanks for the good laugh!

March 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMicalah

Even though the arm cake may be a little unsettling, you do have to admire the bakers attention to detail! I find it fascinating how she even incorporated skeletal structure into that cake!

~ Paul

March 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPaul

Really? No Winter's Bone... A dog bone would've sufficed...

But to leave it out completely?!!?! Jeeeeeze

March 3, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAdri

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