Food is the fastest way to anyone's heart, we believe, so it's only natural that for such special occasions as birthdays and weddings you might get the temptation of making a festive cake by yourself.

The problem with the internet is that it makes everything look so easy. Take baking for example. Have a quick scroll through Instagram and Pinterest, and you'll find countless birthday cakes, and wedding cakes baked so perfectly that they barely even seem real. However, they are, and they were baked by humans, so if they can do it, why can't you? It can't be that difficult...right? Expectations vs. reality, in this case, are two very different things indeed and it frequently turns out that you are no Gordon Ramsay and no Jamie Oliver either, on the brighter side, though, very capable of a funny fail. So cake fails happen more often, than the creation of a sleek, designer-worthy cake.

Use our funny cake pictures list as a guideline to avoid an epic fail, if you do try to make one yourself.

#1

Disney Cake Fail

Disney Cake Fail

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Pretty sure the original Disney cover of the little mermaid was equally as phallic. Look it up!

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#2

Hedgehog Cake Fail

Hedgehog Cake Fail

bbc , pokon Report

Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Rather than taking a bite out of the cake, it looks like that 2nd one rather take a bite out of you!

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#3

Olaf Cake

Olaf Cake

periwinklecakes Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

don't do drugs kids

DancingToMyself
Community Member
4 years ago

Bahhahahahaa :D

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Sergio Bicerra Descalzi
Community Member
4 years ago

Frozen meets The Walking Dead

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like summer has come for Olaf.

Rin Rin
Community Member
4 years ago

Impotent carrot

Hakan güler
Community Member
4 years ago

lol the second one looks cute than first one xd

Pepper
Community Member
4 years ago

some people are worth melting for

Bree Arkin
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like he lost the flurry Elsa made for him :)

David Vigneux
Community Member
3 years ago

You watching frozen the first time VS you hearing the songs in the car for the 1000th time.

CriticQueen
Community Member
3 years ago

Remember that scene from frozen where Olaf is melting. I'm completely convinced that's what they were going for

Tyrone
Community Member
4 years ago

That is what happens to a snowman in summer

LPS pink kitty
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my dog.

Kageyama Tobio
Community Member
4 years ago

Olaf vs Oscary

DancingToMyself
Community Member
4 years ago

OK, someone tell me pls, who tf is Olaf?

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Stille20
Community Member
4 years ago

OMG! It's so funny! It was a solid attempt.

Marc
Community Member
4 years ago

Eating it must have been a big mess, which most kids like. So it's okay. I think this one isn't that bad after all.

ELIYANAH ARENDS
Community Member
8 months ago

somebody killed olaf

ELIYANAH ARENDS
Community Member
8 months ago

Some one murdered olaf

Marcus Hemingway
Community Member
11 months ago

oh s**t

Sienna39108
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

See this is what youll look after a few years of your plastic surgery

Aaron Tucker
Community Member
2 years ago

Olaf after being revived with Narcan😜

Marika Stanway
Community Member
3 years ago

Olaf is dead...

Petra Takacs
Community Member
3 years ago

before and after party

BusLady
Community Member
3 years ago

First dibs on the Oreos!

BusLady
Community Member
3 years ago

His nose looks more like a tongue.

Destiny nerd
Community Member
3 years ago

Olaf on crack!😂😂

Derpicorn
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm melting! Meeeelting!

Abby Rexroth
Community Member
4 years ago

The difference between using messy icing vs. fondant.

Mihovil Frater
Community Member
4 years ago

i like reality more

Elle Madrazo
Community Member
4 years ago

The Melted Effect

Barbara Baxendale
Community Member
4 years ago

Awe it's melting !!

Kikka io
Community Member
4 years ago

OMG is really scary

Guinevere
Community Member
4 years ago

I think it looks cute :-D

Alex Shafer
Community Member
4 years ago

when you find out your gf is pregnent

Chuck Bartowski
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh the difference fondant can make!

Shirley Bond
Community Member
4 years ago

Kids would love this one- don't give up cooks- we all need the laugh!

rick hctep (Rick45)
Community Member
4 years ago

I think most of these cakes were make by drunks.

Hamlets twin
Community Member
4 years ago

Damnit Olaf! I told you to wait for the coals to cool first!

sewwandi ranaweera
Community Member
4 years ago

Olaf in summer

Andrew Fitzgerald
Community Member
4 years ago

My legs! My legs! I can't feel my legs!

Aleksandra Ma
Community Member
4 years ago

some people are worth melting for

Peril The Skywing// WingsOfFire YouTube
Community Member
4 years ago

pure terror

Carina Johnson
Community Member
4 years ago

"Please...kill me..."

Prabhasmyhero Vasanth
Community Member
4 years ago

I would say, both look funny and made you laugh

Stephen Foster
Community Member
4 years ago

Ahahaha amazing!

Elizabeth Molloy
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks more like Mr Burns :P

Darth Vader
Community Member
4 years ago

Kill me now please

Shruti Joshi
Community Member
4 years ago

unibrow man

Cristina Predescu
Community Member
4 years ago

When you live near chernobyl

Notchimine Mette
Community Member
4 years ago

Well, if you at least TRIED to follow the recipe...

Eby FAshn
Community Member
4 years ago

😂

Amy Carter
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm melting!

Diana Lazar
Community Member
4 years ago

Actually that's not too bad.

Mary Kecell Ambat
Community Member
4 years ago

Well its summer now maybe its their own version of Olaf melting😂

cool sun
Community Member
4 years ago

Zombie Olaf! Or Olaf on meth.

Mariam Genena
Community Member
4 years ago

The global warming effect!!

Ilídio Pinto
Community Member
4 years ago

much time on the sun

Socially Awkward
Community Member
4 years ago

He's melting!

Jorge Martínez Arias
Community Member
4 years ago

Bert's nordic cousin..

Karnelia
Community Member
4 years ago

The special happy Olaf :)

America Alcala
Community Member
4 years ago

Gonzo

Neeraj Jha
Community Member
4 years ago

I blame Global Warming.

Celental Midnight
Community Member
4 years ago

The 2nd one is saying "Some people are worth melting for."

pikachu
Community Member
4 years ago

neither look nice

Laurel Galvin
Community Member
4 years ago

Both are terrifying............

John L
Community Member
4 years ago

This is what cocaine will do to your nose, if you're not careful.

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

This is Olafs "special" twin brother.

brandon sat
Community Member
4 years ago

umm, if they would have used fondant on the right one it would probably look a lot better

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#4

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

reddit Report

Talia Johnson
Community Member
4 years ago

The second one is cuter! I love the big eyes and air of mild alarm.

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#5

Funny Cake Fail

Funny Cake Fail

cakefairytokyo Report

Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Introducing: Diabetes Pikachu!

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#6

Elsa Cake Fail

Elsa Cake Fail

OfficialBigHead Report

Marc
Community Member
4 years ago

Well, looks like she is working as a drag queen after all. ;)

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#7

Total Cake Failure

Total Cake Failure

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Perfect segue-way for you to talk to your kids about drugs!

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#8

sNOwhite

sNOwhite

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덕 김
Community Member
4 years ago

YEE

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#9

Funny Cake Fail

Funny Cake Fail

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

you need fondant icing for this one... the right one obviously didn't use it

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#10

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

Samantha Paige Report

Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

You got a little to ambitious on this one

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#11

Creepy Fail

Creepy Fail

Jennifer Report

Anna Brandigi
Community Member
4 years ago

Meth: not even once

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#12

Thomas The Train Fail

Thomas The Train Fail

imgur Report

Kerri Russ
Community Member
4 years ago

And then, Thomas entered rehab.

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#13

No Way It Was The Same Recipe

No Way It Was The Same Recipe

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

I can see the exact moment you gave up and just threw the colored squares at it.

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#14

Cute Bunny vs. Horrible Bunny

Cute Bunny vs. Horrible Bunny

projectnursery , Ahri_Deschain Report

Arielle
Community Member
4 years ago

More like Five Night's at Freddy's.

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#15

Cake Fail

Cake Fail

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Heidi Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

that, my fellow humans, is a mix of the bugs life and buzz lightyear

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#16

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

prisoncitycakes , WV_Matsui Report

Arielle
Community Member
4 years ago

Is that the possom from over the hedge

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#17

Turd-Is Box

Turd-Is Box

Lasersharkz Report

Breeanna Forste
Community Member
4 years ago

Some nerd somewhere (me) just died a little on the inside

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#18

Spongebob Squarepants Cake Fail

Spongebob Squarepants Cake Fail

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spirit wolf
Community Member
4 years ago

Spongebob pooppants

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#19

Birthday Cake Fail

Birthday Cake Fail

sarahenrycakes , MK4536 Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

not bad. i couldn't do it myself

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#20

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

craftfail , sprinklesomefun Report

Nancy E
Community Member
4 years ago

Really not that bad !

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#21

Turkey Cake Fail

Turkey Cake Fail

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Karnelia
Community Member
4 years ago

Turkeypenis!

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#22

Sad Minions Cake

Sad Minions Cake

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Marc
Community Member
4 years ago

Mhhh... Not sure if this is a minion after all. Looks a bit like Homer Simpson after he came home from Moes Tavern, where he had a really rough night.

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#23

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

OmgItsMeJc83_ Report

charlotte jeffries
Community Member
4 years ago

not bad, the reality is actually pretty good.

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#24

Ombre Cake Fail

Ombre Cake Fail

Annie Report

Alex Swann
Community Member
4 years ago

I quite like the 2nd xx

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#25

Funny Cake Fail

Funny Cake Fail

wilton Report

Bryan Salois
Community Member
4 years ago

Its Olaf!

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#26

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

Shameless Baker Report

Bryan Salois
Community Member
4 years ago

Why does it look like its vomiting

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#27

Pug Cake Fail

Pug Cake Fail

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

honestly the second one looks more like a pug than the first one

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#28

Funny Cake Fail

Funny Cake Fail

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Kerri Russ
Community Member
4 years ago

I see where the problem is.. you used apples! The expectations pie is cherry!

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#29

Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality

Ashley Report

Donna King
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like St. Patrick's day took a shit on an old foam mattress

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#30

Wookiee Cake Fail

Wookiee Cake Fail

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Amber Nicole
Community Member
4 years ago

The second one has "Donald Trump" hair!!

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