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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

Entries in Do You See What I See (131)

Thursday
Mar302017

Oooh, Hard One

YOU GUYS. I found it: the ultimate litmus test for a pure mind.

Here's how it works:

If you can look at the following cake without immediately side-eying the person next to you and/or laughing like a scandalized hyena, you pass.

Ready?

GO:

Oh, and if you see the name "Emma," you pass, too.

If, however, you see a Simpson Schlong with the word WEED written on it, welcome. You're one of us.

 

Thanks to Susan W. & Elizabeth S. on Twitter for exposing the not-so-cold hard facts on the Danish baking industry.

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Monday
Mar272017

The Long And Short Of It

[WARNING: It's been far too long since I told you to hide the kids, right? Well, today's the day, peeps. No kids or bosses beyond this point, unless you enjoy awkward conversations. :D]

 

You know those commercials where you can't figure out what they're trying to sell? Like, okay, there's a woman playing cello in a tree fort - is that a perfume, a drug, a new protein bar, what?

I love those.

Here, lemme try one on you guys - buzz in when you guess it.

 

[Somber Narrator Voice] Life.

Life can get you down.

 

The never-ending rat race...

 

Pressures at home...

 

Sometimes it feels like you'll just never stack up.

UNTIL NOW.

 

Because now there's Sure Nova!

[peppy music starts up]

 

Sure Nova will restore your confidence.

Sure Nova makes you stand tall!

 

Whether you're hard at work:

 

Or clowning around with the boys:

 

Sure Nova can give you the life you've always wanted.

 

Don't wait.

Go for the sure thing.

Go for Sure Nova.

Small Print announcer voice: "Sure Nova may cause hair loss, weight gain, and excessively itchy toes. Do not use Sure Nova while driving, swimming, or lactating. Sure Nova is not responsible for your unrequited love triangles. Do not taunt Sure Nova. Improper use of Sure Nova may result in hysteria, mega Youtube hits, and a tie-dyed Fraggle penis.

"Which isn't our fault, either."

"SURE NOVA: Live life, grab life, make life."

 

Thanks to Robun B., Leigh E., Tharr, Anony M., Amber C., Jodee R., Megan, Dennis K., Erin, Alison, & K.R. for the first intentional wang cake to make me question whether or not it's actually supposed to be a wang. I mean, that could be a fuzzy gavel. Or yarn pom-poms on a tiny thigh-high boot. Or a giant clown nose. All things to keep in mind when your boss asks why there's coffee all over your keyboard. [evil grin]

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