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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 Just Funny (382)

Thursday
Jan082015

These Are Not The Droids We're Looking For

I sense a great disturbance in the Force, my friends.

...as if millions of geeks cried out in horror, and then all their non-geek friends made fun of them.

Still, at least they didn't mix it up with Star Trek this time.

 

Thanks to Carol L. for coming to the snark side.

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Wednesday
Jan072015

Signs of Trouble

Sometimes, bakery wreckage isn't just limited to the cakes.

But what is it good for?
(Hooh! Good gah, y'all!)

 

I'll leave it up to you guys to explain what a "cake derator" does.

 

Every time a surly employee "apologizes," I picture him/her doing finger quotes kinda like this.
(And yes, this was taken in a bakery - pinky swear!)

 

"Honey, my mom is coming to stay for a few months. Isn't that great? I told her you wouldn't mind. Anyway, be a dear and go get a cake for us all to celebrate with, mkay?"

"You got it, sweetums! I know just the place..."

(From the blog Engrish)

 

And speaking of things to celebrate:

Personally, I like to celebrate cake as often as possible - with more cake.

 

And finally, a few favs from the archives:

Perfect!

 

Also known as "Bubble and Squeak."

(That's for you English Wreckies. Please, no need to thank me.)

 

The lawyers insisted.

 

Note: I've since heard from the owner of that last bakery, who as I recall blamed the sign on an in-law. Heh. At any rate, I think the sign has now been removed. See? Another example of the power of Wreckage, used for good! :D

 

Many "thanks" to wreckporters Robb & Abby, Allison M., Matt K., Steph, Kristen F., & Bonbon.

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