Is it possible for cakes to be so bad they're good? Yes, yes it is. And thanks to Jen Yates, we don't have to wait for a baby shower or bat mitzvah invitation to see them. Back in May of 2008, Yates started the blog Cake Wrecks, an online museum of badly-rendered Disney princesses, gratuitous quotation marks, carrot-riding babies, and other wrecky cake artwork by professional bakers. This week, the book version of the frosting debauchery, Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong, went on sale and it's full of 75-percent never-before-seen material.
Thanks to the good folks at Andrews McMeel Publishing, we have five (5) copies of to give away. All you have to do to enter is tell us about a wrecky baking experience.
Contest will end and comments will close at 3 p.m. ET, Monday, October 5, 2009. One entry per community member. The standard Serious Eats contest rules apply.