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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 (260)

Thursday
Jul032014

An Independent Celebration

Holiday weekend time, baby! Who gets to cut out early this afternoon for a long weekend? Huh?

WE ALL HATE YOU.

The rest of us will just be here, "working."
Though to be honest, we may not have our full attention on what we're doing.

Oops.

 

Close!

 

"What country is this, again?"

 

You ever get a little punchy while you're waiting to clock out?

[giggling] "Ok, ok, now throw this York peppermint patty on it. DO IT. I dare you."

"OH MY GOSH SHE DID IT."

 

"Look! I made a toothbrush!

"A cake toothbrush! I AM A GENIUS. KNEEL BEFORE ZOD! MWUAH-Ha-haaaa!"

 

But mostly I bet you're just watching the clock and phoning it in, am I right?

"Close enough."

 

"Like I'm going to look up a reference image at 4 o'clock on a Friday." 

 

And my favorite:

Since bakers have always struggled with all those stars on the US flag, cake companies made a plastic insert they could use. Unfortunately, no one told the bakers they still have to add the rest of the flag:

I like it. Very... clean.

 

So remember, my fellow Americans: get out there this weekend and celebrate our Independence the way bakers intended:

Independently.

 

Thanks to Denise, Sarah R., Chantene Z., Erin P., Steph K., Allison, Danae H., Ed P., & Beth H., for helping us get all this "work" done.

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Tuesday
Jun242014

Meanwhile, At Hydra HQ...

"Minion! Did you take care of Captain America's shield?"

"Yes, commander! After today, that meddlesome schoolboy won't even recognize his shield."

"Exxxxcellent. Out of curiosity, what did you do?"

"Sir?"

"To Roger's shield. How did you sabotage it? Acid? Explosives? Radioactive vermin? What?"

"Oh. Um, I'm not sure 'sabotage' is the right word, sir."

"Then what DID you do, you fool?"

"Well..."

"YOU IDIOT."

 

"But, commander, wait 'til you see what I did to Iron Man's helmet!"

"And Thor's hammer!"

"Gah, you're even worse at baking than you are at minioning. Do you have anything else to say for yourself?

 

"Um... Hail... Hyera?"

"That's it. YOU'RE FIRED."

 

Thanks to Lauren F., Natalie C., Anony M., & Stephanie Y. for assembling here today.

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