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16 Wedding Cake Fails That’ll Make You Feel Sorry for the Bride and Groom

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A lot of things can go wrong right before a wedding or during the reception. Whether it’s something small like a slight wardrobe malfunction, or something a bit more ridiculous — such as a bride accidentally throwing her bouquet into a fan — weddings are a notorious setting for unexpected disasters. One of the most dreaded disasters of all? The wedding cake fail. Can you imagine ordering the cake design of your dreams, only to end up with something completely different on your wedding day? Talk about a bride’s worst nightmare!

Unfortunately for people tying the knot, these wedding cake fails happen quite a bit — and sadly, most couples have no choice but to tough it out and stick with whatever dessert monstrosity shows up on their special day. Take Celia Gustard, for example. She ordered a three-tiered cake that was supposed to resemble three motorcycle tires, as she and her groom enjoy riding motorcycles together and thought it would make a unique treat for their reception. But instead of what she requested, Gustard ended up with a purple and gray blob of melting fondant. Once you see the photo, you’ll see why we can’t help but feel bad for the newlyweds — though her story does remind us how important it is for couples to do their homework when finding a reputable baker. After all, the cake is the star of the show (aside from the bride, that is!).

Check out these hilarious wedding cake fails people have shared online.

Scroll through our gallery of the most cringe-worthy wedding cake fails on the internet.

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