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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 Oh-So-Ugly (214)


Dang, Cakes. YOU UGLY.

Minions, if you want an occasion to be TRULY memorable, then only the worst will do.

Do you think S.L. will be forgetting her wedding cake anytime soon?


So if you can't beat 'em, I say, join 'em!


From baby showers: Valentines: an overwhelming sense of ennui:

There are just so many memories to be made!


Going to the beach?


Hate your kids?


Or, yes, even planning a Nightmare Before Christmas themed wedding?

Just think, with Cake Wrecks, the nightmare can be NOW.


Thanks to S.L., Jamie W., Virginia, Tania S., Jodee R., Michelle L., & Nicole S. for the real scream.


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You KNOW This Power Point Presentation Exists Somewhere

Technique A:

The "Decorative Candy Drizzle Embellishment"

Step 1. Hold container in hand:


Step 2. Invert container:



Technique B:

The "Elegant Victorian Baroque Fine Lace Ornamentation"

Step 1. Hold piping bag over cake:


Step 2. Squeeze



Technique C:

The "Parisian Silk Corinthian Fancy Ribbon Embellishment"

Step 1. Hold ribbon over cake:


Step 2. Cut ribbon:



We trust these techniques will bring your cakes to new depths, bakers. Keep up the "good work."


Thanks to Anne Marie, Jill L., & Erin L. for proving it can always be worse - and when it comes to cakes, it probably will be.


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