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amtriska Dec 3, 2009 08:22 PM

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.

  1. pilinut Dec 4, 2009 11:19 PM

    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".

    1. mcsheridan Dec 4, 2009 06:28 PM

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

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        jujuthomas Dec 4, 2009 04:57 PM

        that was insane! gross.

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          jeanmarieok Dec 4, 2009 10:50 AM

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

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            rockycat Dec 4, 2009 10:15 AM

            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?

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              jujuthomas Dec 4, 2009 08:06 AM

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

              1. Withnail42 Dec 4, 2009 05:22 AM

                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
                  Davwud Dec 4, 2009 07:42 AM

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

                  DT

                2. Davwud Dec 4, 2009 03:25 AM

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

                  DT

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                    janniecooks Dec 4, 2009 03:12 AM

                    Sandra Lee. 'Nuff said.

                    1. ChristinaMason Dec 4, 2009 01:13 AM

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

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                        Normandie Dec 3, 2009 11:22 PM

                        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
                          chowser Dec 6, 2009 05:08 AM

                          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.

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