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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

Bakery Grammar 101

Grammar Rules for Bakers


Avoid commas, That are not, necessary.


Consult a dictionery to avoid mispelings.


""Avoid" "overuse" "of" "quotation" "marks.""


Prepositions are something you never end a sentence with.


Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.


Only use apostrophe's when its the proper time.


Don't overuse exclamation points!!!!!!!!!


Always hyphenate between syllables, and avoid un-necessary hyp- henation.


No sentence fragments

See? Piece of cake!


Next week: Dangling participles!


There, they're, their. Put down the red correcting pens long enough to thank Lynne S., Malory M., Donna M., Marlese L., Allison C., Jennifer B., Samuel, Maria, Meris, and Gamal A., whose grammar is always perfect.


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Reader Comments (61)

@Persephone: thank you and hey, hey, hey…hey, hey, hey....

June 16, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermel

Am I the only one who saw the granny panties celebrating a pericous baby god? I don't think any of the major gods with which I am familiar would appreciate a granny panty cake celebrating the new one.

June 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAngelaS

At least happy vagina was spelled correctly. Unless they were trying to spell Virginia then they failed miserably lol. I would love to know who the heck wishes someone a happy vagina unless it is your gynecologist and even then I would be worried they gave someone a cake lol.

June 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterArlene

Thought of another Pharrell's lesser known 2nd cousin, Peril Williams
It might seem crazy what I'm 'bout to say
Pericous baby’s here, you can take a break
I'm concentrated inside a “quote” space
With grammar, like I don't care, baby, by the way
Vagina happy
Clap along if you like best wises and luk that’s good
Vagina happy
Clap along if you feel like Daddy’s matter to
Vagina happy
Clap along if you know what dinning has always meant!!!
Vagina happy
Clap along if you feel like enjoying ur retirem-

June 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSandy

Re: carrot cupcakes
"Mrs. Ogg, your cupcakes are ready. Are you SURE you wanted . . . THAT on top?"*

And I was so relieved, after seeing "Congragalatons" and "Congrultions" and whatever else, that "Congratulations" was spelled right--but they missed "Luck" and "Wishes"? How is that possible?

*This is a Discworld joke, for those unfamiliar with the series. Nanny Ogg has, shall we say, a rather risqué sense of humor. She'd look at most of the "suggestive" cakes here and say, "I don't see what's wrong with that!"

June 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRoxy Random

1. Who is concentration Debbie?

2. "We'll be missed"

3. a pericous baby girl

June 17, 2014 | Unregistered Commentersam

@Seabird: thanks, but just remember...i before e except when sounding like a as in neighbor or whey...or something like that....

June 17, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermel

Even if spelling, grammar, and technical execution had been flawless, why does anyone ever think a DIAPER cake is a good idea? It's not exactly what I want to be thinking about during dessert....

June 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTAL

Let's just forget for a moment how truly horrifying and awful these cakes are so we may ask ourselves a very important question: Who else read the caption for Concentrated Debbie and heard it in William Shatner's voice?

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered Commenteramanda

Oh my.

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLaura Saxon

I may have just spit my salad on my keyboard with the "dangling participles" caption and pic. Wow.

August 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterChrista K

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