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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 Missed Marks (261)

Friday
Oct172014

Friday Favs 10/17/14

Some of my favorite new submissions this week.

 

Guys, if you ever want a 3D sculpted cake like this:

 

...and your baker claims she can make a cupcake cake (patooie!) look just like it, DO NOT BELIEVE HER.

On the plus side, I hear hippo skin rugs are all the rage now in child therapy sessions.

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They asked for a book cake of The Great Gatsby:

NAILED IT.

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You know, when *I* was a kid they didn't have all these new-fangled flavored fillings:

 

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"Ok, ma'am, your cake has room for three lines of text."

"Great! I'd like 'Mazel Tov' on the first line, and 'Sara Rose' on the second."

"And for the third line?"

"Oh, just leave that blank."

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Apparently Jennifer K's husband never gets her anything for their anniversary, so for the big 10 she got him a cake. That said this:

I really shouldn't be finding this so funny, should I?

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"Hey, guys, is 'give up' all one word?

Is there a dash?

How do you spell it, again?

Is this right?

How about now?

OH FORGET IT."

Mmmm, sweet irony.

 

Thanks to Disireah, Tonianne, Allie P., Deena M., & Anony M. for reminding us to never give up, NEVER SURRENDER.

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Now Tell Him About The Twinkie

As many of you know, I am a HUGE Ghostbusters fan, so when Krispy Kreme announced their new donuts this month, I was filled not with the promise of marshmallow fluff filling, but with dread:

I've just seen too much, you guys. The pastry never matches the promo pic.

 

And sure enough:

"Mother pus bucket...!"

"You're right; no human being would decorate donuts like this."

 

Thanks to Hal C. over on the Ghostbusters Fans page, and also to Susie F., who'd like to remind us that Dunkin' Donuts really isn't doing any better:

"Ok, who brought the dog?"

 

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