When wedding cakes go horribly, horribly wrong.

Let these be a lesson to you.

Ever tried to go for a cheaper version of an original? We’ve all been there… but it’s just not the same. And when it comes to wedding cakes, bakers will pretty much promise you anything to get that moohla.

One hundred tiers? Easy.

Hand painted lace? Done and done.

Flowers in fifty different shades of fondant? Anything you say.

That is until you lay your eyes on the finished product and not even a lake of your tears is going to save it. Let’s just hope for these brides, they didn’t order an online knock off of their wedding dress too…

Have you had any wedding cake fails? What are your tips on wedding cake designs?

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