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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 (92)

Friday
Jul042014

Fourth Coming Wrecks

And now, to celebrate the birth of our great nation, I give you...

Firework Cakes That Look Like Ding-Dongs

(I find it helps to hum the William Tell Overture as you scroll.)

(Oh, go on. You know you want to.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

And to all you phallic firework bakers out there:

 

Thanks to Erin W., Maneka P., Brouk, Gail D., Elisabeth M., Jessica G., Holly Anne, & Dana S. for the reminder to always handle your fireworks with care, lest they go off prematurely.

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Friday
May302014

Friday Favs, 5/30/14

Some of my favorite new submissions this week:

 

Or as we like to call her, "Tripod."

(That was the most family-friendly joke I could come up with. HI, MOM.)

 

If you write online a lot, then this next one is for you.

The problem with ordering via e-mail:

Now, everyone laughing, go ahead and explain it to the rest of the class.

 

Sarah sent in her wedding cake as a "missed mark" wreck, but to be honest, I'm a lot more interested in her choice of table decor:

Please tell me you cut the cake with the Klingon bat'leth, Sarah. PLEASE.

 

Giving new meaning to the name "dump truck:"

What a load of... ooh, hey, icing!

 

"Uh, you guys, Jimmy's cake is a little... off... don't you think?"

"Well, we weren't going to say anything, but yeah."

"Think he knows?"

Oh, HE KNOWS.

 

Before you ask, this kid's name was Finn. FINN.

[wincing] Oooh, not good.
I'm guessing Trey snapped this pic right before the cake was hit by lightning.

 

And while we're talking botched names, look what the baker did to poor Tucker:

(Seriously. HOW IS THAT A 'T'?!)

 

Thanks to Betsy P., Cindy T., Sarah K., Jane P., Bobbie C., Trey P., & Carri C. for putting all our childhood nick names in perspective.

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