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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
Wednesday
Dec102014

Bird is the Word

Poor Big Bird. He's a beloved childhood icon, he just turned 45, and he gets no respect in the baking world.

It's one thing to rip the poor guy's beak off, but then to sign your name (illegibly) in its place? For shame, Halko! Or maybe Nillo...Mouo? Dang, this Wreckerator must have written code for the NSA in a former life; I have no idea what that says.

 

Guys, it's a sad, sad day on Cake Wrecks when a dreaded CCC is the "best" of the bunch:

Although I don't recall his beak being quite that...Popsicle-y. Hang on, lemme go grab a reference photo. [furious clickety-clicking]

 

Ah, here we go:

Yeah, not so much a Popsicle as a banana bicycle seat. (Anyone remember those?)

 

Um...is this Big Bird, or a blonde Elmo? I'm confused.

From the look of that beak/mouth combo, though, at least I know I'm not the only one.

 

And lastly, if you've ever wondered what would happen if Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird had a lovechild...

Wonder no more.

 

Hey Monique R., Donald L., & Todd T., did you know that Big Bird is a lark? It's true. Honest.

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Tuesday
Dec092014

To Be Blunt... 

You're beautiful!

 

You're beautiful!

 

You're beautiful!

 

It's true.

 

I saw this cake,

On a tin foil plate

 

And I don't know what to do.

o.0

 

'Cuz I'm pretty sure that's poo.

>.<

 

Thanks to Anony M., Elise W., Andy & Sarah, Lindsay B., Kenneth R., Tanya H., & Melissa L. for helping wipe away the tiers. (Better bring an extra dish towel, guys.)

 

Note- The Wash Me cake was funny and fit in nicely in that spot in the song. Sometimes we feature funny but otherwise well done cakes. Just trying to make you smile guys. -john

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