07/06/2015 12:04 EDT | Updated 07/07/2015 01:59 EDT

Cake Fail: Parents Order 'Frozen' Cake And The Result Is Terrifying

McGreevy Cakes

UPDATE: According to this Facebook page, the Elsa cake was made for Icing Smiles, a non-profit organization that "provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child."

McGreevy Cakes also provided the following response.

I'm being asked by... everyone, what I think about the recent posts/articles about my Elsa cake and another baker's Elsa...

Posted by McGreevy Cakes on Monday, July 6, 2015

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Cake is one of the most important parts of a child’s birthday. Unfortunately for one little girl, her “Frozen” Elsa cake arrived looking nothing like the image of what her parents had ordered.

A family member named Briana posted the result on Reddit, saying: “The cake that was ordered and the cake that arrived.”

frozen cake fail

According to Briana, the family ordered the fairy tale dessert from a baker that based its design on one that McGreevy Cakes, a New York cake-decorating tutorial website, had posted online.

The birthday cake that arrived missed the mark. It shows Elsa with odd head and shoulder proportions. Her flowing white locks are now yellow, her fair skin is an orange tan, and her trademark smirk is an upsetting frown.

Just hours after being shared on Reddit, the post received over 2,000 comments. Referring to the cake’s alarming appearance, one user wrote, “Does the purchase price include three free counseling visits for the kids at the party?”

Another said: “It really makes me wonder what the baker thinks when they finish. Do they think, ‘ah yes that's perfect!’ Or do they think ‘well s***. Maybe they won't notice.’”


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