Remember the iconic line from the animated movie Ratatouille: ‘Anyone can cook, but true greatness requires fearlessness.’ However, as demonstrated by the cakes, cookies, and other dishes featured in this article, cooking isn’t always a cakewalk. Sometimes, even the packaging can hold unexpected surprises that might not be the delightful treats you were hoping for.
“I’ve never cried harder in my life.”
Maybe it’s the angle?
“This looks like a before and after.”
“I wanted to cook my wife a fancy meal for her birthday, so I started with a slow-cooked homemade chicken stock. After simmering for hours, the recipe said to pour it through a strainer. Gosh dammit.”
Bonus: “I got married a couple of weeks ago and ordered a gorgeous 3-tiered wedding cake. What arrived was the opposite of gorgeous.”
A “Lucky shamrock” donut: Expectation vs Reality
“The cake I asked for vs. The cake I received”
There’s something very wrong with this clown.
“When you ask them to write ‘Thank You’ on a giant cookie…”
Sandwiching sandwiches in the sandwicher. Expectation vs. Reality
“God bless my sister, she tried her best.”
“I am disappointed.”
“I ordered Cha siu bao from my local Chinese restaurant to go.”
“It was my friend’s birthday yesterday and I tried really hard.”
Not exactly what we hoped for.
“Ok. Ok. Ok. Damn it.”
“Not quite as clean, but good first attempt.”
Find 5 differences.
You’ve gotta be kidding?