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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

"Near-Miss Day" Hits Home

It's Near Near-Miss Day, minions, (we juuust missed it on Saturday) and I know *just* how to celebrate:


[singsong] With a UNICOOORN!

[head tilt]

Is... is that a beak?


K, icks-nay on the unicorns.
How 'bout a cute butterfly?



Elephant cupcakes?


Glass of wine? (Please?)



C'mon, bakers, it's not like I'm asking for a star performance...



Tell ya what, guys, just slap down a few celebratory balloons, and we'll call it a day.

Oooh, festive.










Thanks to Brandi F., Leigh J., Amy H., Michelle, Kerri T., Daniel B., Hilary E., Claire, Eric P., & Joe V. for the farthest "near" misses of the day.


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Reader Comments (19)

I celebrate that humans come in all shades of glorious color, but if one's "elephant" is exhibiting that particular striped configuration, I'd get it to a veterinarian, if you know what I mean.

BTW, I would have thought a couple of 'Puffs like yourselves would recognize a quidditch pitch when they saw it displayed on a white cake with green borders.

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterAngelaS

So. Many. Terrible. Balloons! Also, *ix-nay. Because the word being turned into pig latin is "nix". :)

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterStefani

1) I don't care about its beak. What's that white stuff lower down? An umbilical cord? Is it taking a leak? And if it is, shouldn't it rainbow-colored?
2) I guess this one is splattered on the windshield.
3) How do you go from poo-wang turkeys to poo-wang elephants?
4) Looks like a couple of parking meters. I guess you have to put a quarter in to get a slice of cake.
5) One fish, two fish, red fish, blue starfish.
6) It's either dog poo in the grass, or some strange one celled creature.
7) Mirror, mirror, on the cake, which baker is the biggest flake?
8) Sperm that need to go on a diet?
9) Light bulbs at a party? Ghosts in blue jeans after a rainbow explosion?
10) The Martians have landed! It's the War of the Worlds!

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterMike

Ooohhhh!!! Look at the jellyfish on that last cake! :)

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterImanewme

I think the first "balloons" are an inverted plant.

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterClassic Steve

Seriously, folks....#5 down---.Will ANY of you ADMIT to "seeing" ELVIS (Yes, Pelvis himself..).in the jumpsuit?
I'll wait.

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

Are those blue and white things supposed to be flies? How festive.

All I could think of is "the balls have eyes..."

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterphinner

I'm sensing a elephant theme for my 12-year-old sons next birthday. awkward, right?

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterGlorygrl

Are those french-style green beens hanging from the penis balloon?

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterSarah B.

What in gards name is that white cream stuff coming out of the nether region of the unicorn?!?!?!?

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterChristine

I just cant get over the elephants. They are not the worst looking. But Im telling you, if you eat one, purple, green, and black poo for a long, long time!

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterMoonflwr

The last: Do those cotton balls have diarrhea? Also, Stefani, icks-nay, because ick, get it? I'm stealing that one.

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterVeggieburger

at least they sepelled everything right, which is more than I can say about my commment

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered Commenteroneblankspace

#6 - an excellent representation of a squid. I don't know why the cookie wasn't frosted sea-foam green. Or ocean blue.

March 25, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterDancing with Lasagna

And I am laughing at what they consider balloons actually look like. I can't stop laughing actually I think I am scaring my hubby lol.

March 26, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterArleneMarie

I recently had a birthday, and my mom's husband ordered my cake. He asked for "cheerful decorations," so, of course, I got the balloons with the white curly "strings," and now I will never live down "My Sperm Cake of 2019."

When I turned 60.

March 26, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterHairfish

I'm wondering if that cookie isn't supposed to be representing a parched landscape, and that's supposed to be some sort of caudiciform (say that 5 time real fast) plant, and we're actually just looking at it upside down? Too literal? Nah, it's probably brown ballons on green ribbons. Sorta. Maybe not. I've got nothing.

March 27, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterStacey B

Poo carrots?

March 28, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterladypatg

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