5 Baking Fails That’ll Make You Feel Like Mary Berry

The Great British Bake Off has inspired a nation of budding bakers – some with more natural talent than others. Ahead of the series returning in August the BBC series have been asking fans to post images of their #bakingfails on Twitter and here are some of the finest. So if you’re worried that you’re Britain’s number one disaster baker, take a look at these. It seems that you’re not alone…

There is a name for large cakes with a hole in the middle – a Bundt. But something tells us that this Bundt cake was unintentional…

Photo: @barrettjam

This baker shows remarkable potential. The elephant is wonderfully animated and the icing is carefully textured, recreating tree bark. It’s a shame that cake resembles a tree top during deforestation…

Photo: @Yellowmax

When this baker set out to make cinnamon whirls (top image), you can imagine her disappointment when she lifted her baking tray out of the oven (bottom image). There are a few ‘whirls’ in there…

Photo: @chariselaine

There’s certainly a generous helping of whipped cream there…would you like some cake with that?

Photo: @AkashicLiz

 A great attempt at a football themed birthday cake…

Photo: @cherylgrace1

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