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18 Reasons Why Icing Is Fucking Gross

Stop ruining perfectly good cakes with unnecessary quantities of gritty sugar butter.

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1. The phrase "icing on the cake" as a term for a nice extra bonus makes no sense to you.

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2. If anything, it seems like an insult.

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3. Because icing is the grossest part of the cake.

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4. It's just so sickly sweet.

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5. And most of the time, it's mostly just food colouring.

The result of eating icing with black food coloring in it. 😂

6. Also, buttercream is definitely the worst.

Every time I eat cake. I really hate buttercream.

It's just gritty butter, basically.

7. Consequently your plate looks like this after you've finished a piece of cake.

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8. You basically artfully create an F made out of icing.

9. Then, you feel a little guilty about leaving so much food on your plate after you're done.

But not really, because icing is barely even food.
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But not really, because icing is barely even food.

10. It's not that you don't understand the artistry of icing. Sure, some of it looks incredible.

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11. But it never tastes incredible.

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Just because something is beautiful, it doesn't mean you should eat it.

12. Whenever you bake a cake, you wish you could just stop at this stage.

13. Cupcakes are the worst, because they're 50% icing.

Honestly, how are you even supposed to eat it???
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Honestly, how are you even supposed to eat it???

14. Most of the time you just scrape it off, though.

15. But muffins are the best, because they're basically cakes minus the awful icing.

Perfect.
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Perfect.

16. Even biscuits aren't safe from the wrath of icing.

Whoever did this has everything the wrong way round.
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Whoever did this has everything the wrong way round.

17. "Naked cakes" is the best trend that has ever happened to cakes.

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18. Because cakes are perfect the way they are and shouldn't feel the pressure to cover themselves up with icing.

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