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You can make a $40 cake look like a $5 cake!

Witness the horror: http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com/2008/1...

If they think that looks like a $500 cake (let alone tastes like one!) I've got a cheap-icing-laden bridge to sell them.

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  1. I like to visit that site, amtriska. It makes me feel better about some of the cakes I've "decorated". :-) However, I'm sad, because I've tried to load the page you linked four or five times and the pic frame just keeps coming up blank. Do you suppose it's so scary that they've decided to censor it since you posted?

    P.S. I still don't get those babies flying on the carrots. Are those cakes?

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    1. re: Normandie

      You have to look for it because the video is priceless, not the cake that she claims is pricelss. I think she must have started her show with a cake-tini or something, a $500 cake? I'm surprised she didn't just top the first cake with a kwanzaa cake and call it a day.

    2. wow, that's just painful. what a pile of crap topped with more crap and icing!

        1. It's a great site. There's another thread on here about it.

          DT

          1. It must be very difficult for the host to find ways to kiss her butt when she is going off on these looney tangents.

            Feel sorry for the bride who wound up with that as a wedding cake.

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            1. re: Withnail42

              I don't get a wedding cake. I get Mario Lopez ruining a cake.

              DT

            2. shoot, video won't load for me here at work. i'll try to watch it at home.

              1. I didn't even have the stomach to finish watching the video. Guess I shouldn't have watched it right after eating lunch. On one hand, this IS Sandra Lee, of course. On the other hand, doesn't everybody realize that a crappo-cake from Wally-World covered in sweetened hydrogenated shortening tastes waaaaaay better than a homemade cake with homemade frosting? Even if that homemade cake started life in a Duncan Hines box.

                Seriously, when my kid was 3 I let her decorate her Daddy's birthday cake since Daddy was working on Sunday/his birthday and at that age it's still cute. She even did a better job than that mess. Anyone want to give a toddler her own TV show?

                1. I thought this was pretty funny - but I think it's an exaggeration to say she's a professional baker....

                  1. that was insane! gross.

                    1. Never mind "this *technique* must be stopped" --- Sandra Lee MUST Be Stopped. Ugh. What a grotesquerie.

                      1. I had to watch the clip with the sound off, and I thought they were really trying to make the cake look like it cost $5, so that Sandra Lee could pass it off as "homemade".