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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 (330)

Wednesday
Sep282011

The Dora Dilemma

"Hi, I'd like to order this Dora cake, please."

"No problem!"

[a few minutes later]

"Here you go: one Dora cake!"

"Um, that's not really the same... and where are the toys?"

"What toys?"

"The toys that come with the Dora cake!"

"Oh, THOSE toys. Haha! I thought you were making a pun. I don't have those toys."

"Well, which toys do you have?"

"Er...Let's see...I have the ones for this cake:"

"Ok, that's fine. Just make me one of those, then."

"Okey dokey!"

 

[later]

"Here you go! As you can see, I included the toys!"

"But, that looks nothing like the picture! Look, I don't mean to complain, but all these delays are really putting me behind schedule, and the party is in an hour, and I have so much to do, and I just can't seem to get ahead!" [sob]

 

"Say no more, my good man! I will take care of everything.

***

"Here we go! See? I told you I'd take care of it!"

"Why? What's in the box?"

****

[sniffle] "Fine. I'll take it."

 

Thanks to Vickie F., Ashley H., & Bryon B. for helping us finally get a head.

Tuesday
Sep202011

Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game

...box.

And this, my friends, is why your mom should never order your birthday cake.

"Oh, just make it that game box thing he's always playing. And what's that shooter game he wants? 'Hello'? Yeah, 'Hello 3'. Maybe we can look for that, too."

 

Thanks to Adam S., who can think of 360 reasons this is wrong, and to moms everywhere, for making us feel so gosh darn cool.