A young British woman who ordered her 18th birthday cake from a professional bakery for £130 and received ‘hate’ in return took to Facebook to vent her frustration.
In “What I Asked For VS What I Got,” a group dedicated to consumer nightmares and customer service failures, a teenage girl was disappointed when the bakery she ordered asked repeatedly about the end result. I told her to resend a picture of the type of dessert she wanted.
“This is a professional bakery and I had to send in inspiration photos three times because I couldn’t remember what I wanted,” she said.
When the birthday cake, the centerpiece of the party buffet, finally arrived, it was covered in candle wax, decorated with withered flowers and shanky icing, deemed inedible, and submitted to a relatively simple and elegant design. It was far from
The complainant said he had “no words” to express his disappointment, but later reported receiving a full refund.
Other members of the group clearly enjoyed the disaster and were happy to describe the horrors depicted in the attached crime scene photos.
One suggested it “looks like a volcano school project for kids,” another thought it might have been “burned in 1982,” while others called it Play-Doh or “chewed bubblegum.” I guessed that it was made of “.
“She definitely dropped the cake, picked it up and handed it to you,” said one commentator.
“How can a baker look at this and say, ‘This is it,'” said another, clearly dazed.