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Mum orders beautiful engagement cake for son but the one delivered is so bad it ends up ‘scaring the grandkids’


A Beckenham girl was left incredulous after ordering a cake to have a good time her son’s engagement from a passion baker – solely to obtain a one that “appears to be like like a bad rash”.

Kathy Whittle, 48, from Bromley, South London, stated she initially ordered an ornate white cake for £30 from a neighborhood passion baker to have a good time the particular household second.

She had envisaged a white tiered cake with a design that may mark the day.

But what was delivered appeared to be a collapsed purple blob – described by one particular person as like a Strepsil on somebody’s tongue.

Writing on Facebook, Kathy stated the baker had determined the drastically completely different cake “can be extra becoming for the event”, including that the cake maybe would have been extra appropriate had his son’s bride-to-be stated “no”.

The cake Kathy recieved

Luckily, Kathy stated, the cake hadn’t ruined the large day as the household have been “laughing it off”.

“It was meant to be a shock for the pleased couple,” Kathy instructed MyLondon. “She stated sure, but the cake would have been good if she stated no.

“They have made it very clear I’m not allowed to order the marriage ceremony cake.”

The cake was ordered from a self-described “passion baker” recognized on Facebook as Yummy Mummy Bakes.

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Kathy says she confirmed the baker this image as an illustration of what she had in thoughts

In the feedback on a neighborhood Facebook group, the baker has defended herself, saying she provided Kathy a selection of both a 50 per cent refund or “a brand new cake at a later date”.

“I’m a passion baker,” she wrote. I’m no scammer, [I’m] merely solely charging for components.”

When contacted by MyLondon she stated: “Kathy paid £30 for a cake that she didn’t like. Do you count on me to take it again after I don’t make a revenue and due to this fact can be out of pocket?”

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Kathy instructed MyLondon she hasn’t tried the cake as she “wasn’t courageous sufficient”, but stated her son had tasted a chunk and thought it was “terrible” and “actually not edible”.

She added: “I’ve requested her [the baker] to come back and acquire the cake, as it is scaring the grandkids.

“She must discover a new passion.”

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The within the cake

Commenters on a Beckenham Facebook group had a area day with the cake, with one writing: “Omg. That is horrible – but on the plus facet – suppose what number of laughs you will have in years to come back everytime you reminisce in your sons engagement”

Another stated: “You would not neglect your engagement for positive.”

“What color was she making an attempt to attain?” requested a 3rd. “It appears to be like like a bad rash.

And one other consumer likened the cake to “a sculpture of a Strepsil on any person’s tongue”.

Kathy has since instructed MyLondon she has moved on from the disappointment from the cake.

“It might have ruined a very pretty day,” she stated. “But fortunately all of us have a way of humour and are laughing it off.”