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15 Unbelievable Thanksgiving Cake Fails

Thanksgiving Cake Fails

Thanksgiving usually brings to mind roast turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. But for some, Thanksgiving is a time for cakes. Themes like pilgrims, turkeys, and cornucopias could be beautiful and inspired. Or they could be horrible, mildly disgusting failures. These are the latter. This Thanksgiving, you can be thankful you don’t have to eat one of these cakes.

 

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  • Have Some Cake with Your Icing 1 of 15
    Have Some Cake with Your Icing

    This massive cornucopia cake is light on the cake and heavy on the icing!

    See more Thanksgiving cakes gone wrong over on Cake Wrecks.

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  • Eat Me? 2 of 15
    Eat Me?

    Despite text urging me on, this decorated brownie isn't stoking my appetite for turkey or brownies.

    See more Thanksgiving cakes gone wrong over on Cake Wrecks.

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  • Fine Line 3 of 15
    Fine Line

    When using an excess of brown frosting, there's a fine line between basket and poop. I think it's pretty clear where this one falls.

    See more Thanksgiving cakes gone wrong over on Cake Wrecks.

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  • Thanksgiving Mystery 4 of 15
    Thanksgiving Mystery

    The one's actually pretty cute -- but why is its breast smiling?

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  • Gobbles? 5 of 15
    Gobbles?

    Apparently this cake features a giant, beady-eyed turkey chasing some deer. How festive.

    See more Thanksgiving cakes gone wrong over on Cake Wrecks.

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  • Attack of the Zombie Pilgrim 6 of 15
    Attack of the Zombie Pilgrim

    Thanksgiving zombie or moldy pumpkin head -- you decide.

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  • Speaking of Zombies… 7 of 15
    Speaking of Zombies...

    I'll be thankful if I can forget this creepy cake.

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  • Never Trust a Cookie in a Sweatband 8 of 15
    Never Trust a Cookie in a Sweatband

    Because nothing reminds us of the first Thanksgiving like a smiley, sweatband-wearing cookie.

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  • Beware the Chicken Pilgrim! 9 of 15
    Beware the Chicken Pilgrim!

    I guess this is some kind of chicken pumpkin pilgrim, right?

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  • This Cake’s a Turkey 10 of 15
    This Cake's a Turkey

    Apparently based on the classic hand print turkey, this cake...looks nothing like a turkey.

    See more Thanksgiving cakes gone wrong over on Cake Wrecks.

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  • Flaming Turkey 11 of 15
    Flaming Turkey

    I like the expressionist flair in this cake, though I don't think the baker was trying to channel Soutine.

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  • Angry Turkey 12 of 15
    Angry Turkey

    Speaking of modernism, this turkey's features seem to be misplaced. Perhaps that's why it looks so angry?

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  • Gooble Gooble 13 of 15
    Gooble Gooble

    You say gobble, I say gooble.

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  • Let’s Make a Deal 14 of 15
    Let's Make a Deal

    It doesn't take much to convince me to pass on giant blobs of brown icing, thanks.

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  • I’ll Have a Leg 15 of 15
    I'll Have a Leg

    This unfortunate turkey cake seems to be running from itself.

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