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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

When Irish Guys Are Dialing

Today, on behalf of Ireland, the Irish, and people who like Guinness, allow me to say:

Sam is gonna be thrilled, I just know it.

So will Pabrick.

And wait'll he hears about his promotion!

I'm not sure if I should salute or cross myself.

Now, there's a stereotype floating around that we Irish like to drink.

I don't know where this comes from.

And frankly, if I were able to see straight or type this without developing motion sickness, I'd be extremely offended. [hic]

Hey, look! A green golf bag! How appropriate!

[head tilt]

Wait, no. That's Scotland. Sorry. I always get Craig Ferguson and Colin Farrell mixed up.

There's also a common misconception that we Irish have nasty tempers. I don't know who started this rumor, but if I ever find out I WILL CUT OFF THEIR BANGERS AND MASH AND FEED THEM TO THE LOCH NESS MONSTER.


That's Scotland again, isn't it?


So, in conclusion, this is a terrible four-leaf clover:

That, or this Guinness is making me see triple.

Oh, and also: Be careful when doling out kissing commands today. There's a big difference between telling an attractive stranger, "Kiss me, I'm Irish" and telling just anyone Irish to kiss you:

Don't believe me? Well, consider this: all of these guys are Irish:

"Aye, yore a pritty one, ar'ntcha?"

"Heh aheh hehehe."

"Forget those lucky charms, lass, I've got yore pot o' gold right here!"

Yep, we Irish can be a bit creepy. It's part of our charm.

Rock on, Colin. Rock. On.

Thanks to Stacey T., Liz C., Jodee R., Cristina, Claire P., Emily C., Jen F., Rebecca M., Leslie C., Jenaro P., & Heather H., who are all honorary Irishmen today. So wear those red beards with pride, ladies.

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Reader Comments (124)

I have no idea what that video was about but it totally made my birthday!

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterZombie Edward

Whoa Whoa WHoa, stop the commentary!!! Is that the Mythbusters?! Yes! Yes it is!!!!

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmoniel

Ok, I might be hallucinating, but on the big green beer stein, was that handle a PRETZEL!? seriously, did they shove a pretzel into the cake as a handle?


March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMissRon

As someone who is from Irish (hic) decedents (hic)..wait or is it Scottish (hic)Anyway I'm deeply offended (hic) that you think (hic) that all we do (hic) is drink. Where did you get (hic) your information from? Wikipedia? (hic hic)

LOL!!! J/K Thanks for the laugh, now back to my green beer. Happy Lt. Patrick's Day!

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHolly

Raise your glass, Wreckies:

Here's to good St. Patrick,
Who through strategy and stealth,
Drove all the snakes from Ireland-
Here's toasting to his health!

But not too many toastings
Less we lose ourselves, and then,
Forget the good St. Patrick
And see all those snakes again!

-Barbara Anne

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Love the pretzel as the beer mug handle

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRuth

At first I thought the orange leprechaun cake was one of the McDonald's Fry Guys. (Whatever happened to them?)

March 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous


'Anonymice' is the ideal plural of 'anonymous'. I'll try to remember to use it. Of course, it might offend them, but that's hardly news.

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCraig

Are those....silly bands on the first cake?!

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous


My family has some Irish descent among other nationalities, and some of them lived up to the stereotype.

I laughed even though it made my already pained stomach hurt more.

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelinda

Ok why are gingerbread men apparently used for just about every holiday? And they end up being either pervy or covered in poo. Wreckerators must have a hate filled rage with them or something. That or they think that's cute. I fear this bakery.

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterArlene

Loved the Kiss Me Irish :p

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAdorably Dead

Oh I think Craig would be SO PROUD of the rainbows and the pot and the gold on the gingerbread men!!!

And to all you snarky "he's scottish!" people, his grandmother was Irish and he totally claims her.

I'm not sure if he would claim the hairy little orange guys though...

AWESOME post Jen and Co!

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterQueen Julian XIII

OK...i'm still laughing from yesterday's viewing of the pot o' gold gingerbread men. HA HA HA HA snort! Man, I love this site!

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterShannon

BWAHAHAHAHAHA! I love Myth Busters...:D

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGifted Designs

Did you see the price of the second cake?

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCOOLWHIP

LMAO at the Pot O'Gold!

March 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBlake

Any one else notice those rainbows had an incorrect color sequence?
Is it an Irish thing to get picky over how you draw a rainbow?...

March 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Craig Ferguson AND CakeWrecks?

I love this site. :)


March 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Good Lordy! "Pot of Gold" indeed. Thank goodness fo Craig Ferguson and the Mythbusters cause I needed something to scrub my inner eye with.

wv: "Cominalt" - Those little Irish fellows want to you cominalt o'the rain with'em.

March 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGalinda

Love Cake Wrecks & the Cheeky Monkey!

March 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRae

My dear ol' Da used to call me Ma "Irish," so I appreciated the cookie...
Eileen (eil)

March 24, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

I laughed so hard I cried and cried!!!!!!! If that's what those Irish men look like, then I'm doubly grateful for my white chicken legged English one :p

wv dettl: Just a little trip to the dentist.

March 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChristy

Pic #4 is the same mold as the pregnant torso cake..... fetal alcohol syndrome is no joke!

September 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSamantha

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