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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 (350)

Sunday
Mar082015

Sunday Sweets: 10 Heavenly Hot Air Balloon Cakes

You've heard of pie in the sky? Well, cake in the sky is even better.

(By Tessa Tina Cakes)

Especially when it's with Hello Kitty in an adorable patchwork balloon! D'aww.

 

Or how about some patchwork clouds?

(By Star Cakes)

So. Much. Cuteness.

 

Now here's a flight of fancy: a steampunky tribute to The Wizard of Oz!

(By April Julian of Celebration Cakes)

Wow, love the handpainted map with the riveted edges.
Oooh, and see that clockwork Tin Man heart? WANT.

 

Hey, you know what goes great with hot air balloons? Bunting.

(By Fatcakes)

Lots and lots of teensy tiny bunting. Mmmm.

 

They're also great with bright, bold colors:

(By Cakes by Bellina)

 

Or dreamy soft pastels:

(By Guilt Desserts)

Ahhhh.

 

Here's a fun 2D-turned-3D design:

(By Jessica Harris Cake Design)

See how the clouds stand out a bit from the cake? Love that. And those stripes! Ah!

 

This one could have been in my Defying Gravity post a few weeks back:

(By Cakes Alouisa)

Talk about a feat of engineering - I like how even the bunting is being swept away!

 

And the award for the sweetest basket goes to...

(By Make Pretty Cakes)

The little sandbags! And the rope heart! YES.

 

And finally, a hand-painted beauty that looks straight out of a fairy tale:

(By Bobette & Belle)

Now that's what I call uplifting.

 

Happy Sunday, everyone!

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Sunday
Mar012015

Sunday Sweets: Seuss Day Treats

If your one fish has a new fish he's about to roll away,

(By Sweet Discoveries)

 

And your Lorax speaks for trees because he has so much to say,

(By 4 Kids Cakes, featured here)

 

And your cake's all topsy turvy since the Things got in the way,

(By A Wish and a Whisk)

 

Then I think that we must all agree today's a special day!

(By La Dolce Dough)

 

And if Horton's feeling worried because dust has gone astray,

(By Frosted Cakery)

 

And Sam-I-Am insists that you eat food you'd throw away,

(By Dakota's Custom Confections)

 

When the fish surveys the wreckage of his house with pure dismay,

(By Alison F., featured here)

 

Then there must be a good reason why today's a special day!

(By Fancy That Cake)

 

If you're floating through the cool air of a sky that's never gray,

(By Dream Day Cakes)

 

And the hopping kids are asking if their Pop can come and play,

(By Say It With Sugar, featured here)

 

When all these wondrous stories come alive with things to say,

(By Cuteology Cakes)

 

Then I guess it's time to celebrate a Dr. Seuss birthday!

(By Let Them Eat Cake)

 

Happy Sunday!

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