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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
Jul042012

Go Fourth And Wreckerate!

You guys, I really don't know how to say this.

But...

.... here goes.

"Fourth OB July?"

"Fourth oh bee July?"

 Which is it?

 

Well, whichever, the important thing is that I wish you all a "Happ4" one, so here ya go:

And now that that's done, I'll let you get back to enjoying your celebratory afternoon picnics of roasted poo:

 

 Btw, how do you like your patties? Blackened or runny? 

(Either way, you're in luck!!)

:D

 

Happy fourth of July, everyone! Whether today's the day your country declared its independence, or it's just another Wednesday, I hope you have a "wreck-less" one.

 

Thanks to wreckporters Carlye, Cheryl P., & Catherine F. for helping me get all that out.

Tuesday
Jul032012

The Big Bang Theory

When it comes to cake fireworks, bakers like to start things off with a bang:

Although sometimes they're less about writing the word BANG and more about...um...

...exploding...hotdogs.

 

Or...candy canes.

 

Or...

...defying the laws of physics.

(Ouch.)

 

Hey, you know what every 4th of July needs?
Exploding balls, that's what.

(Double ouch.)

 

I'm pretty sure this baker only works for tips:

"Ready...aim...."

 

Figures. Just when I find some fireworks that almost sorta kinda LOOK like fireworks...

...I realize they're supposed to be surfboards.

Because that totally makes sense.

 

Well, I guess it's only fair that we go out with a big bang:

Just make sure you have it home by 11.

 

Pro Tip: icing elevations lasting more than four hours may require professional attention. Discontinue piping and call your baker if you experience dizziness, sudden sugar cravings, or the uncontrollable urge to make cupcake cakes.

 

Thanks to Meredith M., Erin W., Holly A., Elisabeth M., Shara S., Laura R., Natalie & Jennifer for the bang-up job!