1. These cookies that didn't work out. imgur.com 2. This volcano cake that didn't quite meet expectations. imgur.com 3. These baked meringues that look like...something else. reddit.com 4. This unfortunate-looking lamb cake. reddit.com 5. And this well-intentioned cake that didn't quite match up to its hopes. reddit.com 6. This birthday cake that doesn't reflect the thought behind it. reddit.com 7. These cookies that don't look that much like cookies. reddit.com 8. This snowman that had a promising start. reddit.com 9. These Groot cakes that wanted to be out of this world. imgur.com 10. This caramel cake that, to be fair, I'd still eat. reddit.com 11. This cookie-brownie hybrid that resulted in neither a cookie nor a brownie. imgur.com 12. This Harry Potter cake that will haunt your dreams. reddit.com 13. This watermelon cake that went heavy on the icing. imgur.com 14. This Santa bread that can see into your soul. imgur.com 15. This broken cake that was not improved with icing. reddit.com 16. This aerodynamic take on a croissant. reddit.com 17. These choux buns that became hamburger buns. reddit.com 18. And this blueberry muffin attempt that will confuse the hell out of you. reddit.com H/T r/ExpectationsVsReality.