There’s a heated debate going on over at a blog called “Cake Wrecks” about whether or not this cake can possibly be “real.” We’re feeling extremely skeptical ourselves, but the blog’s author swears up and down that the pictures came from a real (outraged) bride who really hired a member of the family who was supposed to be a “professional with tons of experience” to make her wedding cake.
From Cake Wrecks (the picture on the right is supposedly what the bride ordered):
1) The top tier still had the Springform pan under it.
2) The cake “base” is a metal sign.
3) I swear I am not making this up.
Now like you, I’m sure, I was highly skeptical about this being a “professional” cake. However, the e-mail came from the bride herself, and she seemed outraged enough to be telling the truth. (Yes, a replacement cake was procured at the eleventh hour.) I can only assume the icing and generic tips in the photo were purchased to try and “fix” the cake after it was picked up. In fact, Vicky C., if you’re reading this, you might want to chime in on the Comments section now, just to back me up here.
Vicky? Er, Vicky, c’mon now, this isn’t funny.
Whatever the real story is, someone made this cake and that’s hilarious enough all on it’s own. Picturing someone trying to “fix” this cake with a ziplock bag full of green icing… Oh dear. We’ve got the giggles.
Oh, and if you enjoyed this alleged disaster, here’s another one that’s almost as bad.
I Think I’ve Just Been Punk’d [Cake Wrecks] (Thanks, Kerry!)