The coolest thing about baking cakes is that they are not just a culinary art but a visual one as well. With the right ingredients, talent, and skills, a baker can turn their cake into a delicious sculpture that is a feast for both the eyes and the mouth! Now, what if I told you that cakes nowadays come in all shapes and sizes? And sometimes they come in the shapes that people never expect them to be in? For instance, in the shape of your favorite cartoon characters?

The pastry chef Amanda who goes by the name of “bakingthursdays” on TikTok and Instagram has turned some of our favorite cartoon characters into very buff cake versions of themselves. And if that’s not enough, the internet has proclaimed the cakes to be very “cursed” imagery of the said characters, but in a hilarious way, of course. Famous characters such as Mike Wazowski, Shrek, and even real-life celebrities like Gordon Ramsey made it to the list of requested cakes that Amanda made.

Down below we have collected a list of Amanda’s best work that is sure to lift your mood in one way or another. So scroll down to see some of the cakes that are just too “cursed” to eat!

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But That’s None Of My Business.. 🐸
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my Newest Cake :) Vanilla Cake With Vanilla Buttercream. Video Coming To Insta Tomorrow 🍰
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#cake #cakedecorating #tiktok #baker #bake #bakingthursdays #kermit #muppets #kermitcake #kermitmeme #shrekmemes #tea

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

kirmit go

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Bored Panda reached out to Amanda.

“'Baking Thursdays' was a tradition I had in college at Columbia University where every Thursday night I would get together with my track and field teammates, bake something crazy and hilarious, and bring it to practice on Friday. When COVID sent us all home and Columbia closed down, I started an Instagram and TikTok so I could still do this in a way. Since my first TikTok in July, I’ve gained 254k followers and 2 duets from Gordon Ramsay himself, but the most fulfilling part has been being able to bring people together and make people smile with my own food creations.

My brother is a powerlifter, and I’m pretty into lifting myself, so when people took a liking to my 'buff Shrek' cake, I went all out and made a whole buff cake series. They’re my favorite cakes to make. I have so much fun with them, and it seems like my followers like them too. I’m so happy and grateful that this fun hobby of mine has been able to become such a big part."

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Yes, Even Handsome Squidward Is Cake. #everythingiscake
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chocolate Fudge Cake With Chocolate Fudge Frosting And Modeling Chocolate, But Make It Extra Handsome. Video Coming Soon! Thank You @turley17young For The Idea 😘
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#cake #cakedecorating #spongebobcake #spongebob #spongebobsquarepants #squidward #handsomesquidward #spongebobmemes #shrekmemes #foodography #memes #baking #bakingthursdays

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Ms.M.
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1 year ago

Handsome! Handsome! Handsome!

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#3

When Big Larry Came Round Just To Put Him Down...
#spongebob #rippedpants #spongebobmemes #cakedecorating #cakeart #bakingthursdays

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Ms.M.
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1 year ago

ohMYYY Spongebutt

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How did you first venture into the world of cake decorating?

"I've always had a love for cake decorating. I used to make cakes with my mother for every holiday, and as I grew up, I turned to it as a source of comfort and fun. It always brings me back to my childhood, simpler times."

When did you realize that you could turn your passion into a business, or at the very least a profitable hobby?

"I started my page, "Baking Thursdays" after being sent home from college at Columbia University due to the pandemic. "Baking Thursdays" was a tradition I had with my track and field teammates in college. Every Thursday night, we'd get together and I would bake something silly to bring to practice the next day. I'm a thrower so fuelling up was always important!

I started my TikTok so I could still connect with my friends and share this hobby with them, although distanced. My page is a silly space where anything can happen. I never expected it to grow into what it has grown into, but now that it has, I just want to make more and make people laugh, one cursed cake at a time.

I'm about to graduate from Columbia with a computer science degree, but my career has made a very unexpected, very welcomed change, and I'm embracing it!"

#4

Ya Like Jazz? 😏
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another Cake Of A Cinematic Legend. Chocolate Fudge Cake, Chocolate Buttercream, And Modeling Chocolate. Tasted Just As Good As I Pictured Barry Bee Benson Tasting 😍 Video Coming Soon.
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#cake #cakedecorating #cakedecorator #cakedeco #beemoviememes #beemoviecake #beemoviememes #memevideos #funnymemes😂 #memes #cakesofinstagram #cakeart #cakeartist #funny #dreamworks #jazz #tiktok #youtube #beemovie #yalikejazz

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Jolee zzstu Abramson
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1 year ago

now i do

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#5

Uhhh Cake?
twerking Tina: Vanilla Cake, Fudge Frosting, Modeling Chocolate :)
#bobsburgers #tina #twerkingtina #cake #cakedecorating #cakeart #cakeartist #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

we got the twerk and everything

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You’ve created a wide range of cakes and designs–how would you best describe your cake decorating style?

"Unconventional, to say the least. I love to bake, and I love to make people laugh. While lately, I've been venturing more into "cursed" and "buff" cakes, as that's what my followers seem to be loving, my "brand" has always been making cakes out of things that you wouldn't expect to see as cakes: memes, portraits, cartoon characters, etc. I don't take myself too seriously, and I have fun with every single one of my projects. It's always my goal to try to bring the viewer along with that fun. I'm always trying to get better, but I started this project because this is truly what I love to do. I don't want to lose sight of that, and I'm glad to see these silly projects that I love so much are bringing other people joy. We could all use more silly distractions."

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Gotta Cake Em All 🤠
pikachu Here Is A Vanilla Cake With Strawberry Buttercream And Ghiradelli Modeling Chocolate.
#cake #cakeart #pikachu #meme #pokemon #pikachumemes

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

pika

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#7

Are You Lost Baby Gorl? 😏
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gru. Cake. I Liked This One :) As Always, Video Coming To Instagram Soon! 😘
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#cake #cakedecorating #cakeart #cakeaftist #gru #grucake #despicableme #dispicablemememes #minion #minions #baking #bake #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

gur

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What are your essential tools for cake decorating?

"My edible tools are cake, frosting, modeling chocolate, and color dust! My tools for sculpting are a basic sculpting tool set I got off of Amazon and a hair dryer. As chocolate is extremely temperature-sensitive, I use a hair dryer to heat it up and keep it moldable as I'm working. In reality, it's a much longer and messier process than the edited video makes it out to be!

As far as the tool set, I could make everything I make with just 2 of the tools: a toothpick (or anything with a sharp point) and a tool with a dull end (for smoothing). With those two sculpting tools, you could make anything on my page."

#8

Every Day Is Leg Day 😏
#spongebob #patrick #spongebobmemes #cakeart #tiktok #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

haahahhahhahhahahahhahahahahaha

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#9

This Cake Is Kinda Sus🎂
#amongus #cake #cakeart #cakeartist #bakingthursdays

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Ms.M.
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1 year ago

sus

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What's the story behind the "Buff" cake series?

"Most of my followers don't know this, but my big brother is a national record holding powerlifter. I grew up learning all about lifting and fitness, and I'm a bit of a powerlifter myself. I had made some buff Shrek brownies and a buff Spongebob cake before (for my brother), but this recent "Buff" cake series took off after somebody requested a "Buff Shrek" cake. People loved it and from then on, most of my requests have been for more buff cakes, and I love it."

#10

Cake Of My Dog Rosey 💞
i Needed Some Wholesome On My Page After Those Shrek Brownies.. Still Debating Whether Or Not To Bring Those To Insta 😂
#cake #dog #maltipoo #cakedecorating #petsofinstagram

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Lorrie Kundrat
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1 year ago

aww cute little puppy

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#11

Now That Thanksgiving Is Over, It’s Time For Christmas Content :)
the Grinch Here Is A Chocolate Fudge Cake! Video Coming Soon 🥳
#grinch #cakedecorating #cakeart #modelingchocolate #grinchcake #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

uhh nope not for me

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What part of the creative process do you enjoy the most?

"My favorite part of my cake projects is the point at which I can start seeing my creations take shape and come to life. That's when I dive in and add a bunch of random things to bring my creations over the top. This is the stage when I add the piercings, tattoos, and uncomfortable muscle definition. After those features are added, I shade the whole cake with color dust which really brings the creations to life. These final pieces are my favorite part because my hours of work are tied together and the vision I had before I even started is materialized into a tasty treat :)

I really love reimagining characters and things I already love. My favorite cakes have been this "buff" cake series and my "Emo Shrek" makeover. I'd love for people to suggest other types of makeovers: whether it's through makeup, body type, outfit, and more. I'm just here to have fun with my audience and bring our ideas to life! (and then eat them :))"

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New Cake! Yeah, I’m Scared Too.
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peppa Pig Cake! Video Coming Soon.
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#cake #cakedecorating #cakedecorator #cakeart #memes #peppapig #peppapigmemes #peppapigcake #shrekmemes #funnymemes😂 #modelingchocolate #strawberry #vanilla #buttercream #gains #peppa #bakingthursdays

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𝕁𝕖𝕟𝕟𝕪𝔹𝕖𝕖
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1 year ago

I'm Peppa Pig *oink* This is my Lil Brother George *oink oink* This is Mummy Pig *OiNk* And this is Daddy Pig! *OIIIIINK*

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#13

This Cake Fights Evil!⚓️
#mermaidman #spongebob #spongebobmemes #cakedecorating #cakeart #bakingthursdays

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Ms.M.
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1 year ago

Evil!

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What’s the most unusual/bizzare cake design you’ve been asked to create so far?

"This "buff" cake series has been a really interesting change in direction. I've always gotten silly requests given the nature of my page, but now they're just ridiculous, and I mean that in the best way possible. My followers are mad scientists/evil geniuses who share as weird of a sense of humor as I have. I'm excited about more crazy adventures together. I like to give the people what they want!"

What was the hardest cake design you've done so far?

"The most challenging cake for me was surprisingly my "buff" self-portrait. I kept getting that as a request so I promised it at the "250K followers" milestone. Something about staring at my own face and trying to replicate it with chocolate was just unsettling and difficult. I wasn't too unhappy with the outcome though. Still plenty of room for improvement though! I'm motivated to keep improving, especially at portrait cakes. My "pre-buff cake" followers know that before this, I was known for my portrait cakes of Gordon Ramsay. He dueted me twice and I haven't impressed him yet, but I'm thinking maybe it's almost time for a round 3...

All in all, thank you guys for your support/interest in my page :) It is very flattering and motivating. Stay tuned for more crazy adventures!"

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Gordon Ramsay Cake For A Video I’m Doing For His Tiktok Challenge 🤠
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french Vanilla Cake With A Vanilla Buttercream. White Chocolate “Flames” And Homemade Ghirardelli Modeling Chocolate. Simple, But Delicious.
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#cake #cakedecorating #gordonramsay #ramsayreacts #tiktok #baking #bake #cakeart #cakeartist #food #shrekmemes #foodmemes #boyswhocancook #hellskitchen #foodnetwork #masterchef

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

gourden ramsy that you?

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#15

Mike Wazowski Meme Cake For The Tiktok Kids 🤠
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it’s A Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Fudge Frosting. Any Caption Ideas For This Meme? 😂 What Should I Make Into A Cake Next?
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#cake #cakevideos #cakedecorating #cakes #shrekmemes #monstersinc #monstersincmemes #mikewazowski #sully #cakesofinstagram #cakeart #cakeartist #meme #memes #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

BWAHHHHHHHHH

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#16

Anyone Can Bake! 🐀🥰
remy From Ratatouille, Made Out Of Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Fudge Frosting And Modeling Chocolate :)
#cake #cakeart #ratatouille #rat #cakedecorating #cakeartist #bakingthursdays

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E E
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1 year ago

this will be haunting my nightmares from now on

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#17

Grogu Cake 💚
#babyyoda #grogu #mandalorian #cake #bakingthursdays

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Amber Yslas
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1 year ago

Is one eye looking straight and the other to the left?

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#18

I Like To Touch Rusty Spoons 🥴
#saladfingers #rustyspoons #cakedecorating #cakeart #creepyart #bakingthursdays

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I'm a gay trans bitch
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1 year ago

SALAD FINGERS

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#19

Can I Offer You A Cake In This Trying Time?
danny Devito Cake. Need I Say More?
#cake #cakeart #dannydevito #portrait #cakedecorating #bakingthursdays

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Maya Jones
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1 year ago

DANNY DEVITOOOO

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#20

Cake Is Love. Cake Is Life.
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yes I Made A Shrek Cake. Peanut Butter Base W/ Chocolate Ganache. Video Of This Cake Later This Week! ✌🏼
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#cake #cakedecorating #bake #baking #shrek #shrekmemes #homebaker #homebaking #dreamworks #cakeart #cakeartist #chocolate #peanutbutter #sourdough #foodie #food #gains #ogre

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KellyO
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1 year ago

yeah. the cake. that's what's going on here. #eyeroll

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#21

Stop Making Dead Memes Into Terrifying Cakes
#cake #cakeart #meme #spongebob #spongebobmemes #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

HEHE

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See Also on Bored Panda
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An Untold Dreamworks Love Story (Warning: Very Emotional) 💚😭
#shrek #barrybeebenson #shrekmemes #cakedecorating #cakeart #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

stop

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#23

Spongebob’s Been Hitting The Gym 😏
chocolate Fudge Cake And Spongebob Is Rice Crispy Treat And Modeling Chocolate.
#cake #cakedecorating #cakeart #spongebob #meme #bakingthursdays

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

NO NO NO PLEASE NO

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#24

Big Chungus Cake Is A Mood This Pandemic.
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big Chungus Is Red Velvet With Cream Cheese Frosting And Modeling Chocolate :)
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#cake #cakedecorating #bigchungus #chungus #memes

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

BIG CHUNGES

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#25

Wheezer, Carl. Tiktok Liked This One So I’m Feeling Validated. Happy Friday 💞
#cake #jimmyneutron #carlwheezer #jimmysmom #gottablast #bakingthursdays

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Khalil Verdejo
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1 year ago

Are you gonna finish that... C R O I S S A N T ?

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#26

I Think Moto Moto Likes You 🥴
just Hit 100,000 Followers On Tiktok Yesterday. Going To Make My Promised Self Portrait Cake Now! What A Crazy Few Months These Have Been. Thank You Guys So Much 💚
#baking #bakingthursdays #tiktok #brownies #motomoto #cake

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Emily Rayner _ Student - JoynerES
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1 year ago

i like um big

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#27

By Popular Demand, Diego From Ice Age 😏
#diego #iceage #cake #cakeart #cakedecorating #bakingthursdays

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KellyO
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1 year ago

again, desperate for attention much? #strategicallyplacedcakes #eyeroll

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#28

It’s Not A Phase, Donkey.
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emo Shrek Here Is A Red Velvet Cake! Video Coming Soon :) Thank You @a.verniani For The Idea 🥀😔
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#cake #cakedecorating #shrek #shrekmemes #emoshrek #emo #cakeart #cakeartist #cakesofinstagram #baking #bakersofinstagram #bakingthursdays

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Amber Yslas
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1 year ago

Goth shrek

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#29

Donkay! 💚
i’m Certainly Enjoying These Cupcake Videos. Hope You Are Too 🥰
#cupcake #donkey #shrek #cake #ginger #bakingthursdays

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A mistake
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1 year ago

DonkeyYYy

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#30

Happy Friday! 💪🏼🥰
thank You For Your Cake Requests, Even The Most Cursed Ones Like Buff Nick Here 🦊
#zootopia #nickwilde #cakeart #cake #cursed #bakingthursdays

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A mistake
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1 year ago

I bet Judy wants a piece of that

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