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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

All About That Boss

Because I'm
All about that boss
'Bout that boss

No trouble


I'm all about that boss
'Bout that boss

No trouble


I'm all about my boss,
'Bout my boss

No trouble


I'm all about my boss
'Bout my boss!


Yeah, it's pretty clear
She ain't no 2#

My boss can bake it, bake it
Like she's SUPPOSED to do


She got that spelling that all the boys chase

With all the balloons in all the right places.
[knowing nod]


Happy Boses Booses Bossy Day to Brendan R., Rebel Baking Company, Amy W., Justin M., Amanda B., & Susan G. Now, GET BACK TO WORK.


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Reader Comments (31)

What, I'm first? But I haven't got anything worthy of the honor!

Lonely red flower
Missing an essential "e"
This cake makes no sense

3rd cake - okay, the spacing alone qualifies this as a wreck. But as an animal lover, I'm more concerned about the mangement of an entire household. That's a heck of a lot of mange.

4th cake - how does one loose a job? Is it even a verb? I just picture someone laughing maniacally having loosed a stampeding job on the management in order to take their place and get a promotion.

5th wreck- Huh.

And the last - please tell me there's something wrong with the picture and that's not the actual color palette. I've seen a lot of depressing balloons on this site but those take the cake.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRobin

I can understand a forgotten letter, tolerate dodgy spelling and smile benignly over hopeless punctuation, but one thing makes me just LOSE it completely, whether it's on a cake, in a comment or in correspondence and that is the misuse of the word 'loose'! If my knickers LOSE their elastic, they become LOOSE; you LOSE a job, you don't set it free. You have a screw LOOSE, but you LOSE your marbles; LOOSE means set free, wobbly, not well attached, LOSE means something is lost, gone, missing....aarrgghh*smashes head slowly and deliberately against the wall*

I feel better now...sorry, I didn't mean to loose my rag...

That said, I really like the pain in the ass cake!

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline B

Ooh, that first one... SO close!

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJoan

Cake #1 -- I bet that's yellow cake under that chocolate ganache (or whatever that stuff is called). My weakness -- I could eat yellow cake with chocolate icing all day, regardless of misspellings. And with the extra icing dots, I could almost imagine one of them was an apostrophe to make up for the missing "e". **drool**

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPamtha

Today really has some beautiful cakes with butchered inscriptions!

Far be it from me to stand up for a wreckorator, but whether we like it or not, in the US today is generally referred to as Boss's Day. A few references show it as Bosses Day, but not many.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAngelaS

@CarolineB, I'm thinking of it this way, just so I can make it through the day. Technically the job was loosed, in the sense that it's again available (one would assume).

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAngelaS

"Household Mangement"--someone's been peeking in my windows.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJulie

Oh @AngelaS, if only I could do that without loosing my mind...

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline B

I love cake #2!!

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBigg3469

Aaaand now that song will be stuck in my head all day!

That being said, I wish I'd gotten that pain in the ass cake.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNyghtbeauty

My desk calendar has it as "National Boss' Day" -- yet another example of someone not knowing how to write National Bosses' Day!! (The plural of boss is bosses; ergo the plural possessive of bosses is bosses'.) I can relate, I am terrible at grammar! Thank you for my daily laugh!! I love this site! <3 <3 <3

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNancy

Second cake is funny if the boss has a good sense of humor :D. Some are sooo close to being good but not quite...

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermindy1

I was chuckling at "Excellance" but then I broke into a belly laugh when I got to "Mangement!!"

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJodi

I thought that "mangement" might be French for "eating", or something like that, but apparently not. Doing a web search for the term brings up a nice selection of corporate-strategy organizations which need better proofreaders.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJoel Polowin

Great earworm for the day, Jen! Love it! The cakes, not so much. Yikes.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSandy

I had to Google the first phrase because it seemed obvious this was referencing a song I didn't know about. This post was top of the items listed, lol! But then I got to listen to now have that stuck in my head...

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSusanKD

I SO wish I'd thought of the PITA one for my old boss in Washington. He would have laughed and laughed and told everyone in the county about it (he is a lawyer...great guy).

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJoJo

We heard that song on Monday driving the pregnant daughter home from a quick trip to the hospital. (She's fine.) I had just got that song out of my head yesterday when a friend posted her 2.5 year old son singing it. Now this??? Well, at least there's cake to go with it.

It's been a rough one around here this morning. Computer problems all around and our IT guy is in Cancun! Maybe I should go pick up a cake. Chocolate makes everything better, right?

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJodee

OK, I also LOVE that second cake. Sprinkles on the side -- bringing back fond college memories of helping a sorority sister do this on a cake for a guy she liked. Hint: throwing sprinkles at the cake does NOT work.

@Jiodee: yes, you are definitely entitled to chocolate. Or, sonce your IT guy is in Cancun, margaritas would also be extremely appropriate.

@Julie: my thought exactly!

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTLC

Well, I do not know the song and I'm thinking I am probably better off not knowing....

@Jodee....Mercury in retrograde until 10/25; I don't put much faith in "daily astrology" deals, but the retrograde Mercury thing actually has something to it, at least from what I've experienced...when it happens, snafus in electronics and communications are more apt to happen...that's been my personal experience anyhow. Glad she's okay and hopefully you get all your 'puter issues back on track.

'Tis a LOVELY autumn day here in the Beach, it's been about 72 degrees most of the day with a bit of a breeze...I'm going back outside...the computer will still be here when the sun goes down. See all y'all later!!!

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVaBeach alemaP

Hooray for Rebel Baking Company - their Crass Cakes are hilarious (my favorite may be the angry Peeps, although the "ordinary baby" cake is great too), and it's so nice that they have a sense of humor about being here! If Carolina were convenient I'd love to try some of their other goodies...

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterhyphen8

My thoughts seem to occur on a slight slant; it's as if they're fighting gravity. I has an idea! See that pretty little rose on the top of the first cake? Don't you feel like grabbing it, as if it were a knob, and turning it-- just to see if the cake would spin? I do! Because it looks as if it could. And it could add a whole other dimension to the fun, along with the gagging, eye-rolling, and sighing. Interactive wrecks! There, now. I did the hard part (thinking up the idea). Someone else can figure out the nuts and bolts "tech-y" part. (The nuts in my head are out of the equation; they're the only ones I've got.) And stop thinking at me in that tone.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

Whoever wrote "2#" ain't two sharp.

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterClassic Steve

Job, thou art loosed.

(BTW, our tween daughters insist on listening to Disney Radio in the car and they play that freakin' song ALL THE TIME. Unfortunately, it was already an earworm for me.)

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSaraCVT

"Loose"can be a verb! It means to set something free, or release something! A rare disease has loosed fear on the entire country, but flu is more common and easier to spread. The hunter loosed the squirrels he had caught on the neighborhood. I am going to loose my minions upon the general populace tomorrow!

October 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBriana

The Ass is in pain because it is suffering from mange! Maybe the donkey's name is Job and he got loose, and the vet that recaptured him (incidentally also responsible for releasing him, but hey, don't let that get in the way of good publicity) went on to cure his mange. He refuses to have both a landline and a mobile, making him a One-number Boss. He is the only boss in their clinic, so a cake reading "Bosses' Day" would seem odd.
Anyway, this extraordinary individual has clearly earned cake from the donkey's family, his own employees and either a grateful lion, a pirate, or someone with a strong Southern accent. Well done, sir! (Or ma'am, of course.)

October 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAA

The cake with the text pain in the ass is so funny :)

October 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDaniel

Mangement is when your dog has the mange.

October 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterChris

Thanks for the link to Rebel Baking Co. : Comical cakes with perfect punctuation.

October 17, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterjackwire

Boss's is correct. You are referring to one boss, and their day. You don't say Fathers' Day or Mothers' Day, speaking about a group of fathers and mothers. It's one. Yours. Put in the word "my" quietly and you'll know what to do. It's (my) boss's day. Just because it looks weird doesn't make it wrong!

October 18, 2014 | Unregistered Commentertiffany p.

Am I the only one who finds punctuation-swearing far more offensive than an historically accurate, non-swearing three-letter word for "donkey"? And isn't much offended by synonyms for "bottom" anyway? I assume there is some politically-correct-auto-correct to blame, but I would like to say Stop replacing a-s-s with %#@&* !!!!! (5 exclamation marks, note ye. I am perturbed, and may become distressed forthwith!!!)

October 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAA

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