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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 Guess What (31)

Wednesday
Apr152015

Take A Wild Guess Day

Eat your heart out, Rorschach.

 

♫ Fishy suspenders ♪


 

... and helmets for space rays,


 

Wilson ball swimmers


 

... and movies shown sideways!


 

White mushroom cloud as the city goes BOOM:

 

These are my guesses - now how about you?

 

Thanks to Denise M., Anony M., Molly S., Erin W., & Karen L., who know there was a time when military admirals actually DID serve nuclear mushroom cloud cakes. Ahh, it was a simpler time.

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Thursday
Dec112014

Even More Cakes That Fail Hilariously At Looking Like The Things They're Supposed To Look Like

Back by popular* demand! A brand new edition of Cakes Failing To Look Like The Things They're Supposed To Look Like!

[*The cats liked it.]

A Shamrock:

When the luck of the Irish has a bad day.
And then gets all its limbs cut off.

 

Balloons.
Literally the easiest thing you can make with cake:

WE'RE DOOMED.

 

A Football Helmet:

Alien skull. Final answer.

 

Flip-Flops:

If these look right to you, then someday you're going to make a podiatrist very, VERY happy.

 

Basketballs:

Or stick figures with no faces.

 

A School Bus:

Or so they claim.
I'm convinced this is actually a platypus named School Bus. See the little nostrils?

 

A Baseball Glove:

For the longest time I thought this was supposed to be turkey.
Then I saw the fingernails.

 

BONUS POP QUIZ!

Can you guess what this is supposed to be?

 

How about this one?

Answers in the comments!
Assuming someone guesses right!
[wicked grin]

 

Thanks to Anony M., Jennifer M., Matt M., Katie T., Maggie P., Sally N., Tracie T., Jennalee, & Lauren L. for the excuse to use John's favorite post title again.

 

Note from john: Someone just told me they were done with Cake Wrecks because Jen didn't give you guys the answer in the comments in a timely manner. Honestly, we thought it was fun seeing your guesses. Well, as far as we know, it's the Mad Men logo and a teapot. Unless we're wrong. Merry Christmas!

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