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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

Ya Think?

One faces many questions in today's bakeries. But one in particular most of all:

"What's this?"


"They're puppy dogs, of course!"


"Someone order a Star Trek cake?"


"That? That's a cheerleader, hon. See the pom-poms?"




And last, but never least:

"Believe it or not, it's supposed to be bacon."

Yep. Our thoughts exactly.


Thanks to Kelsey D., Claudia S., Katusha, Melanie H., & Kelley J. for bringing home the... well, that.


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Reader Comments (20)

Puppy dogs? Sure, crossbred with those google-eyed goldfish.
I just Marvel that these bakers can cross so many genre with their sci-fi cakes.
Cheerleader? That's a rather crappy rendition, wouldn't you say?
You've heard the phrase, "We found him under a rock?" That might be true in this case.
Bacon? Don't see it. Tree branches? Possibly. Eyebrows stacked one on top of the other? Maybe. Something that should have been flushed? Most likely.

Loved the expressions after the cakes. Those were classic, especially the baby..

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMike

Okay, now these were great with the accompanying pictures!!

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterAngie

Thank you for making my day. :-D

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMoira

I don't quite believe that the Packers have poo pompom girls..but it makes for a perfect puffy poowang imposter...

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered Commentersendingtheclowns

Those "puppy dogs" look like the van with breasts from the final episode of "The IT Crowd!"

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterha

My face looking at those cakes O_o

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered Commentermindy1

I think the cheerleader needs to shave her armpits--she's growing astroturf.

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJulie

My dog has a crooked nose like that one up there, it's caused by something pressing on a nerve that runs along the side of the dog's head and by his ear. Thankfully, whatever is pressing on the nerve in our dog is not a cancerous tumor. He lost control of his 3rd eyelid for a while too, but that's gotten better.

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterBetty Martin

Wasn't that cheerleader in some TV show some years ago? Let's get Sean Connery to do the voiceover: "shave the cheerleader, shave the world".

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterbrian t

That last one looks like what happens when a steamroller is Tailgating behind a buggy pulled by two horses. I grew up in the country, and I've seen it often enough.

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

Ron Swanson brings it home!!! 😂😂😂

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJessica

Ahh,the famous Green Bay Poopers.

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterhotclaws

Oh boy! Puppy dogs made of icing! My favourite!

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterBea

I'm confused by the dog cakes. If those are supposed to be eyes, then where are their snouts? If they're supposed to be snouts, then why are there two of them and why are their noses blue? Its like the decorator has never actually seen a dog. Poor decorator.

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterTifa

BAhahahaha OMG Just looked at the first one and made EXACTLY the dog face DYE ING

February 22, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterLaTalullah

Is that a gingerbread cheerleader? It looks very flat and very uh hairy to say the least lol. I am still giggling at the Star Trek cake..

February 23, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterArlene Marie

The first cakes are the rear views of two sexually frustrated male dogs.

February 23, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterCali Kath

That is absolutely a turd in green and white icing no matter what anyone tells you.

February 24, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterLivingInAGlassHouse

What is under the Green Bay cheerleader’s costume? Is that... oh, never mind. Yuck!

February 25, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterChicago

Oh my...the facial expression photos below the cakes... oh dear... *hee hee hee hee *snif* hee hee hee*

March 17, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJMixx

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