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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

United Wrecks of America

Gimmie a U!


Gimmie an S!


Gimmie a... nother U?


Looks like sticking this cookie cake to the ceiling has addled some brains.

After all, what red-blooded American could forget how to spell the good ol' USA?

I mean, besides these ones?


I feel like this one was getting close:

The underline on the S really sells it.


Well, however you (mis)spell it, here's to all those who've given their lives for this great country: the United States of...

Psst. Guys. You spelled "'MURICA" wrong.


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Reader Comments (17)

USU-Utah State University
UAA-University of Alaska at Anchorage
US9???? Or was that a 4?
And the last one "Living in Merica-a-a-a....."
(Or I like to live in Merica"
(Apologies to James Brown & Leonard Bernstein )

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBigg3469

It's only 3 letters. I learned this in preschool. :o(

In thanks to all who have fallen, who have given more than their fare share.

"True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going."
- Robert Reich

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterteabunny

No, no no...! That 3rd one was here BEFORE!! It's NOT an underline! I remember commenting the first time around (!!) that it is simply a matter of the letter "S" standing on the letter A's right foot! You can go back and check! I'm not going crazy...I'm nut going krazeeee...!!!! =^0.o^= )whimper(

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

This is truly pathetic. Just plain pathetic. Maybe, just maybe, the decorator was going to add a great big "A" to the last cake, but don't these stores have managers? Or are they as dumb as the wreckorators?

At any rate, thanks to all who have given their lives and their service to not only America, but our allies around the world, not only in The War to End All Wars, but the ones that followed. God Bless You All.

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterLady Anne

'MURICA with an apostrophe?
With all the trouble cake decorators have with apostrophes, your making it too complicated for them.

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAthena

I didn't know Mitt Romney was a wreckerator!

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterM.

Thanks to all who serve, you deserve better cakes than this

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered Commentermindy1

Born In The U.A.A. - Bruce Springform

Hired up by a bake’ry shop
Once I started to frost I just couldn’t stop
My piping bag has been used so much
Trying to fix mistakes by just covering up
Born in the U.A.A
I was born in the U.A.U
I was born in the U.A.4
Born here in Merica

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSuBee

If the first one is on the ceiling, how do you know it's not NSN?

Not that it makes any more sense...

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRob

I see what they did with the cupcake one. The first cupcake of the underlining is the tail of the u. The second cupcake of the underlining is the second leg of the a but the s is in front of the a blocking part of it. Either that or they just are horrible decorators LOL

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterB

Hey, maybe the first cake is for some really ardent supporters of Utah State University who just, uh, forgot what the school colors are. Right.

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered Commentersupershinystar

UAA - the cake was made for German geeks working on Unternehmensanwendungsarchitektur and contained an unknown amino acid, but was returned "Undeliverable As Addressed".
Cupcakes - the lower middle part of the S is inside the U, and the missing leg of the A is occupying the resulting gap left underneath the S. Or maybe they live on a highway in Vermont.
Last one - the decorator was told to put a merica on the cake and he did. So, eat, eat! Have a merica! Have two mericas, they're small.

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterEoin

Awful wrecks as usual. It's... nice?... to know that some things don't change.

Just stopping by to wish everyone a Happy Glorious 25th of May, and also Happy Towel Day!

May 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMuria

What the.. they can't spell USA? Lol three letters and they can't do this. Boy now I really won't stop laughing in disbelief for a good five minutes. Goodness.

May 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterArlene Marie

These are mostly pretty sad, but 'Merica is considered a word here in the South. If you paint your car to look like the American flag, the color is listed as either Freedom or Merica on the car registration form.

May 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterCatTrampoline

I thought #1 was supposed to be USU = United States of Uhmerica

May 26, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMiss Paper

Hahahahaha. USU is a college in Utah. That makes that so much more hilarious!!

May 30, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda

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