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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
Sunday
Jan132019

Sunday Sweets: 10 Fortnite Cakes You Will Crave FORTNIGHTLY

If you're into video games - or have kids who are - then odds are you know about Fortnite. Personally I've been resisting its siren-like call for some time now, but once I spotted that rainbow llama stick at Spirit Halloween last year, I knew I was a goner.

The llama stick looked like this, btw:

(By Cakes Step By Step, hit the link for the video tutorial)

Except this one is CAKE. (Eeee!) Still, you can see why I was intrigued; this is possibly the greatest video game accessory/weapon of all time.

 

I haven't actually played Fortnite myself yet, but I have friends who do (yes, ADULT friends, don't look at us like that) and I am ready. for. this.

But first, here come more cakes you will crave... FORTNIGHTLY.

(By How To Cook That - and you can watch her video tutorial here!)

Ohh, smoking treasure chest! Those are gingerbread planks covering a cake base, and I love the big cartoony proportions, so fun.

 

This hand-painted beauty practically glows:

(By Daruj Tortu, Slovakia)

And dig that perfect sugar chain at the bottom edge.

 

There are drop boxes of supplies in the game lowered by balloon, which are perfect for cake-ifying:

(By Vivienne Jeal of Pembury, Kent)

That cell-shading is SO GOOD. And a square cake is almost doable by us mere mortals!

 

The Battle Bus, med kits, a llama pinata - you know, the usual:

(By Cakes By Becca Greenville)

::grabs llama pinata and runs::

 

If you're not into the llama thing so much, there's also this option:

(By Chace's Cakes & Catering, Florida)

Which brings a whole new, spectacular meaning to "bite the bullet." Mmmm. Don't mind if I do.

 

If there's one thing I know about Fortnite, it's that it doesn't matter who wins or loses. What matters is how cool your outfit is:

(By Mis Cosa Preciosas, Spain)

Dibs on Care Bear guy.

 

(By Mis Cosa Preciosas, Spain)

I will also accept Tomato Head.

 

Ohh, this one dropped my jaw right down to the keyboard:

(By Cookie Vonster, Canada)

Those details are all hand-piped on cookies, and WOW.

Hang on, you've gotta see this closer:

Awe. Struck. That's me.

 

And finally, let's get back to my favorite part: the llama.

I LOVE HIM SO MUCH.

 

But wait, there's more! This llama pinata really DOES have candy inside!

(By Sugar High Score, hit that link for free templates *and* the video tutorial!)

AAAAAAA!! Ok, I don't care that I haven't played yet and have zero context for this; I'm still gonna need this cake. :D

 

And one final bonus goodie: I never ever do this, but as I was writing today's post two of my friends debuted their new t-shirt design, and it's too perfect to not share:

Yaaaas. Not sponsored or anything, and in fact they have no idea I'm doing this, which makes it more fun. Anyway, you can grab one - and support two awesome artists - right here.

 

Happy Sunday!

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Friday
Jan112019

And Speaking Of Frozen... 

If this site has taught us anything, it's to be specific when you order a cake. After all, as Lynn's grandmother discovered, one person's "Ninja Turtle cake" is another's "Meh, just stick an empty pencil box on it."

I like how the green sprinkles really tie the whole thing together.

 

And speaking of Frozen...

Admit it, bakers: at this point you're just screwing with me.

 

Now, you might think that if a bakery only had to put a single edible image on a cake - an image that you made and printed out for them - then there'd be no possible way for that to go wrong.

You might think that...

...but you would be so, so wrong.

(Clearly the baker just wanted to protect the identities of those poor musicians.)

 

I call this one, "Indecent Proposal:"

 

 

Tricia actually wanted the baker to draw a sad face, but I think this still works:

Awww.

 

And finally,

The Good News: Airbrush stencils are easy, guarantee correct spelling, and save time!

The Bad News: People are still dumb.

Bummer.

 

Thanks to Lynn M., MJ, Robin C., Liz A., Tricia M., & Tia K., who's pretty sure that baker will never invent Skynet, so hey, SILVER LINING.

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