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    22 Beautifully Disastrous Cake Fails From Netflix's New Show "Nailed It"

    It's literally a contest to figure out who can make the ugliest desserts.

    There's a new show on Netflix all about cake fails called Nailed It and it's just THE BEST.

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    It's sort of like the Great British Baking Show, except the exact opposite because it rewards people for making horrific desserts.

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    Yes, your dream come true.

    The contestants are all people who are really bad at baking and they're challenged to recreate desserts made by professionals. The results are all pretty cringe-worthy.

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    First, they need to complete a "simple" challenge which is usually where the problems begin.

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    The guest judges make everything look really simple, but if the contestants' results are any indication, these treats are deceptively difficult to pull off.

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    It's like taking a test you haven't studied for except the test is a cake and the studying is a lifetime of baking experience.

    At the top of the episode, they get an hour to recreate a small dessert. It's nowhere near enough time for most contestants.

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    This is about as close as they usually get.

    They're also free to improvise with the ingredients, which is almost never a good idea.

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    Then the second challenge in every episode is to recreate something a little more complicated, like this three-tier cake:

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    Or this beautiful cake depicting a scene from a classic fairy tale:

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    The replicas always come out looking a little...

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    Some of the more novice bakers are usually unfamiliar with ingredients like fondant, just in case you couldn't tell from this:

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    And even when the contestants don't quite nail the cake design, what they pull off is often much more entertaining.

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    And making you laugh.

    One of the hardest challenges this season had contestants trying to recreate this shark attack cake:

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    Honestly pretty impressive.

    The final results are a goddamn marvel.

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    BEAU-TI-FUL.

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    MASTERPIECES!

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    With each new episode the cakes come out looking more and more awful. It's impossible to look away.

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    The challenges get more and more difficult...

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    But the cakes just keep getting worse and worse.

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    It's clear that this is an island with a volcano and a dinosaur, right?

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    Honestly, even the easiest challenges are usually too much:

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    Kissing emoji / Drunken kissing emoji.

    Stop everything you're doing and binge-watch this show.

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    It's your patriotic duty.

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    God bless America!

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    At least they got the color right.

    Seriously, if these cakes cracked you up, you need a little Nailed It in your lives.

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    It's only six episodes, and they're totally worth it.

    This post was translated from Spanish.

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