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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 (306)

Tuesday
Jan052016

Sooooo... No?

You'll never guess what Taryn T. asked her baker:

As perfect as that is, I feel kinda bad that Taryn didn't get her unicorn.

So Taryn, JUST FOR YOU:

Humpy Dumpy

 

Elvis McSquiggle Eye

 

"Nothing To See Here" Brutus the Smoothest [WINK WINK]

 

And I can't decide which of these last two is my favorite:

Squintsy the Aardvark

 

Or

Stumpy Wallbanger.

 

You guys feel free to vote in the comments.

 

Thanks to Ginny V., Cassandra F., Brandi F., Heather C., & Joshanna R. for proving that, no matter what, the answer was still "no."

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Friday
Dec112015

Missed Marks: Fondant To Fondant Edition

You may have noticed that whenever we post a missed mark with a fondant inspiration cake, like this:

 

...and a buttercream wreck, like this:

...we tend to get a lot of the same complaints.

"You can't compare fondant designs to buttercream!"

"The second cake would have looked FINE if it was done in fondant!"

"This blog isn't funny anymore!"

 

So, in the interest of fairness and maximum "I told you so" potential, today's missed marks are ALL fondant.

ENJOY.

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Devon M., Jeannie S., Kat M., Amanda H., Summer R., & Ziggo for telling us so.

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