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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 Sunday Sweets (307)

Sunday
Jun222014

Sunday Sweets: Summer Top 10 List

Top Ten Summer Activities:


- Wearing Flip-Flops To Absolutely Everything, Including Weddings:

(By Tressa Westerhold)

Of course, for us Floridians that's more of a year-long activity. ;)

 

- Renting a Convertible and Driving With The Top Down:

(By Just Cool Cakes)

Preferably with something like Magic Carpet Ride blasting on the stereo.

 

- Ice Cream:

(By Twisted Sugar Cakery)

Lots and LOTS of ice cream. And eating it fast before it melts, too.

 

- Wasting away in Margaritaville:

(Sub'd Jennifer W., baker unknown)

Because it's 5 o'clock somewhere!

 

- A Little Light Summer Reading:

(By TIER Luxury Cakes)

 

- Build a Treehouse:

(By Be Magenta)

Or at least THINK about building one.

(Mine would have a clear dome on top for star gazing, and a big hammock bed. Plus lots of twinkle lights. And a mini fridge. Because MINI FRIDGE.)

 

- Summer Blockbusters:

(Sub'd by Olivia D., made by Andrea's Sweet Cakes)

Check your brain at the door, and stock up on popcorn and Junior Mints. Nomz.

 

- Beach Day!

(Baker unknown. Anyone recognize it?)

That's all buttercream - and a rather brilliant use of gumballs on the border, I gotta say!

 

- Followed by Roasting Marshmallows Over a Bonfire:

(By Your Happy Cake)

No wait, that's not enough: we want s'more!

 

Hey, we're about to finish our Summer Top Ten list. What're you gonna do now?!

(By Cuteology Cakes)

We're going to DISNEYLAND!!

Ah, if only, am I right? ;)

 

Happy Sunday, everyone!

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Sunday
Jun152014

Sunday Sweets For Dad

One of the job requirements for being a Dad is sharing all the things you love with your kids - no matter how outdated, embarrassing, or painfully uncool.

 

You know, like your favorite TV shows:

(Submitted by Angie Z. and made by CakeFX)

 

(By Mike's Amazing Cakes)

 

Or your favorite Jazz bands:

(By Cakes Du Soleil)

 

Maybe you insisted we learn an instrument:

(By Sugar Rush Cakes)

 

Or how to catch a ball:

(By Chattanooga Cakes)

 

You took us on our first road trips:

(By McGreevy Cakes)

And somehow we managed to get there without turning the car around.

 

Maybe you shared your prized comic book collection:

(By Custom Cakes by Kendra)

 

Or gave us your favorite childhood toy:

(By Avalon Cakes)

 

Maybe you took us to our first football game:

(By Cut The Cake)

... but understood when we were more interested in the marching band.

 

When we were older, maybe you kept singing silly songs like "On Top of Spaghetti," just to see us roll our eyes - before eventually joining in.

(By It's A Cake Thing)

On top of spa-GHET-iiii!
All covered with cheese
I lost my poor meeeeatball
When somebody sneezed!

Oh! And remember "Greasy Grimey Gopher Guts?"

[No cake here. You're WELCOME.]

And you know what, dads of the world? That stuff we didn't want to do, that stuff we moaned and groaned and rolled our eyes over? That's the stuff that makes us smile today, remembering how you loved us enough to share it with us.

Well, except maybe those Ella Fitzgerald albums blasting every Saturday morning. Sorry, Dad, but I do have my limits.

Now, LET'S GET GRILLING!

(By It's A Piece Of Cake)

 

Happy Father's Day, everyone!

Be sure to check out our Sunday Sweets Directory if you want to see which bakers in your area have been featured here on Sweets!

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