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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 (291)


Sorry, Betsy

You're a grand old flag,


You're a high flying flag,


And forever in peace pieces may you waaaave.


You're the emblem of
The land I love!


The home of the free and the braaaave!



Happy Flag Week, y'all.

Remember to save room for impaled doggy!


Thanks to Michael H., Emily G., Dawn D., Denise, Alice D., & Chelsea W. for the plethora of patriotic plastic... and the butterfly.


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Expectation vs Reality, Vol. 27

Jamie ordered this zebra-stripe cake in blue and green:


...but she got this:

Mmm. Squishy.

(Anyone else seeing under-ripe banana peels?)


I'm still not sure what happened to Deirdre's Nemo cake.
She ordered this:


...but got... this?

After much puzzling, I've decided that thing in the middle is a snow globe.

Which only prompts more questions, if you think about it.


And finally, Jody ordered a rainbow cake from this website promising next day delivery:

Just to be clear, that's the picture on the bakery's own website, so it's not like they were asked to match someone else's work.

(Drum roll, please.)


Aaaaand this is what turned up at Jody's door the next day:

I have lost the ability to even, you guys.

That's right.



Thanks to Jamie B., Deirdre D., & Jody E. for proving you can't always trust things ordered off the internet. (But I still have high hopes for this at-home lipo kit, so hey, wish me luck!)


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