9 brilliant Peppa Pig baking fails that will make you giggle and snort

Posted in Birthday.

It seems every child under the sun loves Peppa, her brother George and their endless sea of muddy puddles. But if there’s one thing parents will take away from this children’s phenomenon, it’s that it is extremely hard to nail any baked goods that require a cartoon pig shape.

The expectation is that you’ll make a cake/cookie/cupcake that captures all of Peppa’s seemingly-simple piggy proportions. You’ll master her rosey pink ‘pig’ complexion in your icing. And, most importantly, your creations will be in no way phallic.

The reality, however, is this:

Peppa Pig cake fail

As some witty commenter joked on the Reddit forum, “When I bought those cookie cutters to make cookies for my bachelor party, they all said I would only use them once. But I proved them wrong!”

This well-meaning parent is far from alone. To show that this cookie fiasco isn’t a one-hit wonder, we’ve rounded up other Peppa baked goods that do anything but #nailit.

First up – this person who made pretty much the exact same mistake:

Peppa Pig cake fail

Source: Twitter

And judging from the shop front surrounds, it looks like they might be making actual money from them!

Is that Peppa in your pocket?

And then there’s this cake, that proves Peppa’s nose is really hard to make ‘un-penis-y’:

Source: Tumblr

Nice nose job

Alternatively, if you don’t have enough snout, your Peppa’s going to look a bit whack anyway:

Peppa Pig cake fail

Source: Tumblr

Well, they tried

And even if you try and avoid all the fuss by opting for a ‘simple’ cupcake cake, you can still end up with this nightmare:

My friends tried recreating a Peppa Pig cake for their daughter’s birthday

Just in case you can’t tell, the ‘nightmare’ is the one on the left.

Points for effort!

This cake is EPIC – if you’re keen to traumatise your child for life! We still think this parent deserves points for even attempting a 3D cake: 

Peppa Pig cake fail

Source: Pinterest

Champion effort

Emma Hawkins, wife of AFL star Tom Hawkins, shared her hilarious Peppa fail on Instagram, and we thank her very much for the laughs:

Peppa Pig cake fail

Peppa, but EXTRA!

This Peppa looks like she’s been fattened up to take to market. Top points for the smooth fondant icing though! *Chef’s kiss*

Peppa Pig cake fail

Pig, schmig

This last one looks like it could pass for a fox/dog/armadillo … pretty much anything other than a pig. Well, at least they tried!

Peppa Pig cake

Have a very snouty birthday! #snort

If you’re keen to create a quick and easy birthday cake that you basically can’t fail at, try cutting a slab cake into their birthday number! Much easier than snouts and little piggy ears! Here’s how to turn any slab cake into your kiddo’s birthday number:


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