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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
Thursday
Jun062013

Flotsam R Us

It has come to our attention that many bakers struggle with filling orders properly. That's why we here at Flotsam R Us offer a wide variety of attractive, low-cost, non-edible solutions for the professional bakery.

For example, we have a large selection of plastic "Happy Birthday" picks:

OR "Happy Birthday" plaques:

For bakers who prefer an airbrush, we also offer a 'Happy Birthday' stencil!

And just in time for grad season, we've got a brand new "Congrats, Grad" sticker in stock:

For your more artistically challenged bakers, we also offer plastic flotsam in the shape of musical notes...

... and stars!

Of course, training your bakers how to actually USE our products is completely up to you. So, uh...

Good luck with that.

 

Thanks to Emily H., Molly S., Angie M., Gina R., Amber C., Brittni J., & Uri S. for the flotsam flops.

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Reader Comments (66)

Jen, you SLAY me, you really do! Thanks for the day brightener! :)

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJuls from Houston

Hee~giggle~hee! I JUST now realized that I misspelled "straitjacket"! As Bugs Bunny (my hero) would say, "What a maroon!" =^~.~^=

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

@zoomom:
WOW, did THAT bring back some memories! As one of the ORIGINAL, 60's-era BEATLEMANIACS, I say to you: "THAT was FAB!!!!"
Oh, to be 14 again, and relive that whole crazy/magical/wonderful experience!!!((SIGH))

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

Cake #3 looks suspiciously like the same icing job as the original Wreck - the one with "Under Neat That We Will Miss You"

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

I love how so long (in purple) used every color EXCEPT purple.
Head desk - so hard that I'm seeing the words 'stars' circling my head

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered Commentersixsix

@Jodee -- Mr. Potato tells me he has been a little sidetracked recently, but will return soon, and said to thank you for thinking of him and the firm. He and I both hope you and yours are doing well.

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered Commentermel

Last absolutely killed me. Had to stare for a second to make sure those were actually flowers and not piles of icing crap.

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAddy DelaMorte

Where on earth are they finding wreckerators like these? They must be one in a million that's for sure considering they follow directions to the letter lol. Sheesh. I nearly died laughing at the stars one. My gosh..

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterArlene

"... and crap like that on the cake..." PRICELESS!!!

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDoncs

Maybe Haiku Joy is in the midst of exams again? ... considering the time of year it is.

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEla

@Arlene:
Question:"Where on earth are they finding wreckerators like these?'
Answer: Hmmm....flip over a rock--maybe there'll be one there?
Observation: "They must be one in a million"
Response: *crazed,uncontrollable laughter*

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

That reminds me, I need to order a graduation cake for The Firstborn. I'm not sure if I want it to be a wreck or not...

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJust Andrea

This post has destroyed my belief in Darwinism.

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered Commentercyndynewsome

Rrippedd over d lllast cake. "with ballloons and crop like that on it"??? D crops happen to be unidentifiable. Me thinks those cakes arre Spam cakesm

June 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterZarahB

My 10 year old son says "Who hired these people?" He's not even old enough to get a job and would probably do a better job. That's saying something since he has a strong rest ethic. ;)

June 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterZaz

Yes!!!! I emailed the "Solong Alicia" cake 4 years ago! I'm glad y'all finally used it. Hahahaha.

June 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBrittni

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