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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

Autumn's Equal Knocks

Ahh, fall. The time of year that puts a little nip in the air - not to mention our bakeries!




Fall just officially started yesterday, but bakers are already WAY ahead of us:

You can almost smell it, am I right?
The Autumn air, I mean.


Oh! And look!

A poopkin!

Ahh, how I've missed those.


Plus this business is happening:


And this:


And can't forget the Unicycling Femme Bots!

Love these.


But really, I think this design sums up the season best - which is probably why it's so popular:



Yep; lazy days and a HUGE pile of... [side eye]



Thanks to Mary V., Kate O., Fawn K., Kayte K., Jaimz D., Alicia, Barbara G., Sarah D., & Amy Jo, who can make like a tree, and poop all over innocent cakes. (But PLEASE DON'T.)


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Symbol Crash!

We've learned by now to never ask a wreckerator to actually draw anything, but surely they can handle a simple paw print like this, right?

[insert loud, raucous laughter here]




Oh, sorry. I was trying to... [putting on sunglasses]... PAWS FOR EFFECT.


Granted, this Army 1st Sergeant insignia is little more complicated, but rest assured: if a baker tells you she can do it, SHE CAN DO IT.

Or she's working for the evil eye of Sauron.


This next one is a fancy-schmancy emblem you put on your car, I assume to brag about the fact that you enjoy tomato juice:


And this is the groom's cake a baker made after studying that symbol for a solid 3 seconds before proceeding to recreate it entirely from memory and plumber's putty:

Peanut gallery? Start your engines.


And finally, this wrecker has a cool party trick! Turn a Falcon:

...into a real turkey!

[head tilt]

Or maybe a Pac-Man ghost, eating a banana?


Thanks to Rosemary H., Sarah C., Kerry K., & Shai C. for proving once again cupcake cakes (patooie!) are for the birds.


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