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? ;)
You know you're asking for a Wreck when...
...your college has the initials "CNU" and the family member who orders has a strong southern accent:
...you use any kind of shorthand on the order form:
...the color of icing you ask for could also be a proper name:
- Related Wreckage: Undeserving of Congrats
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