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20 Wedding Cakes That Failed so Hard They Won

by Rachel W. Miller on

We love looking at beautiful, inspiring wedding cakes, but there's nothing like a good cake fail to make us laugh out loud...and then make us so grateful for the many, many talented bakers out there who would never let this happen to us. Read on for our top 20 most horrifying and hilarious cake fails.
1. The oh-so-romantic dismembered hands cake
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2. The cake that didn't do so well in the Dallas humidity in August
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
(If you can't stand the heat...?)
3. The monogrammed cake
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(This was the bride's inspiration image.)
4. The camouflage cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
5. The unfortunate wedding castle cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
6. The cake with an, um, interesting decor motif
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
7. The cake that attempted to get in on the desert wedding trend
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
8. The plaid (ish?) cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
9. The cake for the couple who loves to travel
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
10. The "weeding" cake
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(Well, we did say weed weddings are a thing...)
11. The suggestive sand castle cake
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(This was the couple's inspiration.)
12. The wacky name cake
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13. The Sponge-Bob-meets-Larry-the-Cable-Guy groom's cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
14. The cake that proves that asking for something simple will not necessarily help
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(Here is what they were hoping for.)
15. The ruffle cake gone wrong
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
(See the inspiration image here.)
16. The un-fit to be tied cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
(This is what the couple asked for.)
17. The "yo peep this" cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
18. The Confederate flag and beer can cake...
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
19. And the Confederate flag and soda can cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
(How are there two of these?!)
20. The "what is this I can't even" cake
20 wedding cakes that failed so hard they won || Lover.ly
(All images from Cake Wrecks, re-published with permission.)
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