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50 Most Epic Food Fails On The Internet

From disappointing to downright disgusting, these hilarious fails are sure to give you a laugh.
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Not everyone can be a master chef, and when amateurs attempt recipes designed for the pro's funny food fails are born. From a restaurant salad garnished with four single Cheez-Its to a monster meatloaf Halloween fail not fit a witch's brew, we take you from the disappointing to the downright disgusting with these absolutely hilarious fails.

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Holiday Fails

1

Finger Foods

Food fails finger food cookies
DwelveDeeper/Reddit

They were going for fingers, but they just look like really ugly big toes.

2

Rabbit Biscuits

Food fail bunny muffin
HeDoesnt/Reddit

Incidentally, these rabbit biscuits turned out more like a tribute to Disney's Maleficent movie than a cute Easter treat. At least we know fans of the movie and Angelina Jolie would appreciate this epic baking fail.

3

Snowman Cake Pops

Food fails snow men holiday cake pop
dedre88/Reddit

Show these snowmen to the people who believe global warming is a hoax.

4

Lamb Butter

Food fail lamb butter carved
Fishpaste108/Reddit

With what appears to be a very long list of instructions for this lamb butter, it seems more than one detail got lost in translation. Honestly, though, we aren't sure we could carve this one ourselves if we had a degree from a prestigious culinary school. One word: pre-made.

5

'Rabbit' Bread

Food fails rabbit poop bread
42slicesofpi/Reddit

If someone dropped this 'rabbit' bread on the street, we might assume an irresponsible owner failed to pick up after their dog instead.

6

Dyed Deviled Easter Eggs

Food fail dyed deviled egg easter
klop201/Reddit

We can't tell what's more unappetizing—the deeply dyed eggs or how the yolk looks like cheese spray.

7

Baby Chick Bread Roll

Food fails chick bread
kenriko/Reddit

These little chicks look more like they might eat us than the other way around.

8

Sheep Cake

Food fail sheep cake
professor_doom/Reddit

If you want to laugh even more, check out the comments. Our favorite, from Reddit user tomhouse, says, "That genuinely made me laugh out loud. It's like a cross between a lamb and an Oompa Loompa."

9

Mummy Meatloaf

Food fails mummy meatloaf
Gonzokittycat/Reddit

Meatloaf can only look so appetizing to begin with so we have to sympathize with this scary fail, although we can't say it would be the most welcoming dish for your dinner guests.

10

Deviled Egg Chicks

Food fails deviled egg chicks
pandasatan/Reddit

These look like the eggs are going as Minions for Halloween. Kudos to sticking to a holiday theme, even if it's the wrong one.

11

Valentine's Bacon Hearts

Food fails burned bacon hearts valentines day
cgibson1983/Reddit

These charred bacon hearts look like they've been prepared with a blowtorch than in an oven, and honestly, maybe it is better that they weren't on a Valentine's day menu, especially if you want to woo your sweetheart.

12

Candy Corn Cookies

Food fail betty crocker candy corn halloween sugar cookie
M-Thing/Reddit

Next time this user should stick to the Pillsbury shape sugar cookies when they are feeling festive.

13

Easter Bunny Cookies

 

Food fails heart shaped sugar cookie fail
Radiochick841/Twitter

We agree with @alamedamark when she says, "Each one needs a strategically placed Hershey's kiss."

14

Frankenstein Cupcakes

Food fails frankenstein cupcakes
itswhitt98/Twitter

Slimy, gooey, green, this is scarier than the actual monster.

Cake Fails

15

Lobster Cake

Food fails lobster under the sea cake
Miss_M84/Reddit

This crustacean looks like it is holding on for dear life before getting plucked for the next lobster bisque. And if this cake has got you in the mood for some coastal cuisine, check out our Red Lobster tips to save money and slash calories!

16

Pinata Cake

Food fails pinata cake
bluecardigans/Reddit

This pinata cake is sort of like when one exploded hard candies instead of mini chocolate bars and money at your friend's 8th birthday party—a little disappointing and extremely underwhelming.

17

Martha Stewart Cupcake Cones

Food fails martha stewart cake cone
duffcalifornia/Reddit

The domestic queen herself would be very, very disappointed…

18

Soccer Cake

Food fail soccer ball cake
crafternoondelight/Reddit

If we tried to knock this around the pitch, we'd be kicked off the team.

19

Dinosaur Cake

Food fails dinosaur cake
NervouslyStares/Reddit

This pond is so small, no wonder the dinosaurs went extinct.

20

SpongeBob Cake

Food fails spongebob cake
goatsofwrath_v2/Reddit

We hope SpongeBob isn't cooking our Krabby Patties looking that sick.

21

Patriotic Cake

Food fails flag cake
Cheezburger/Pinterest

God bless pre-made cakes.

22

The Little Mermaid Cake

Food fails little mermaid cake
Cheezeburger/Pinterest

Looks like ocean pollution finally caught up to Ariel.

23

Undercooked Cake

Food fails raw cake
tinastullracing/Twitter

Well if Tina was going for a shipwreck, she nailed it. But you can see why underbaked goods end up on our foods most likely to be contaminated.

24

Rubber Ducky Cupcakes

Food fails rubber ducky cupcakes
MarkusMerila /Pinterest

It takes a special kind of baker to make rubber duckies cry.

25

Pug Cupcakes

Food fails pug cupcakes
astayoungg/Twitter

To be fair, they look like the animated pug from Disney's Pocahontas, so she wasn't totally out of the box.

26

Guardians of the Galaxy Cupcakes

Food fails guardians of the galaxy cupcakes
Daily Mail/Pinterest

These cupcakes look like their catchphrase should be "I am mummy." Groot deserves better.

27

Princess Cake

Food fails princess castle cake
cafemomparenting/Pinterest

If we were in this castle we would be throwing our hair down the ice cream cone tower for rescue really fast.

28

Minions

Food fails minion cupcakes
kawaii_kitsune/Pinterest

"Oh my god, the eyes will haunt me for the rest of my days," said Reddit user SendNewts. We couldn't have put it better ourselves.

Cookies

29

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Food fail chocolate chip cookies
Ejeffers1239/Reddit

Cookies or cookie? You decide.

30

Frosting Stuffed Cookies

Food fails frosting stuffed cookie
CraftFail.com/Pinterest

Well, this is a sticky situation.

31

Dinosaur Cookies

Food fails dinosaur cookies
travenn/Twitter

Dr. Ross Geller would not approve!

32

Oreo Stuffed Cookies

Food fails oreo cookies
carols_i_am/Twitter

The basic principle of a cookie stuffed inside another cookie is there, so good job Carol. You tried.

33

Cookie Cups

Food fail cookie cups
ukulelez/Reddit

Delicious idea, extremely poor execution.

Breakfast Fails

34

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes

Food fails cinnamon roll pancakes
FlossEnthusiast/Reddit

These might not look very appetizing, but we bet they still tasted delicious! That counts for something.

35

Rainbow Pancakes

Food fails rainbow pancake
justsomethingco/Pinterest

Not only are the pancake colors just wrong, but they're hardly even circular. That's Pancake Making 101.

36

Dutch Baby Pancake

Food fails dutch baby pancake
mathequalslove/Twitter

This dish has most of the qualities one wants in a dutch baby pancake—the fluffiness, the slightly burnt edges, but falling out of the pan? Not so much.

37

Waffles

Food fails waffle fail
zeale/Reddit

We don't know if we're more intrigued by how bad this fail is or by the pattern of the waffle iron.

More Fails

38

Wedding Food

Food fails bad wedding food
Kimuyyy/Reddit

We're sure this wedding snack was supposed to be cute and punny, but it seems a little too fishy. As one Reddit user put it so eloquently, "I wouldn't even serve this at a divorce."

39

Drunken Appetizer

Food fail drunken appetizer
mschwartz33/Reddit

According to Reddit user mschwartz33, this concoction is "Rosemary crackers, American cheese, onion dip, corn chips, with a Friday's mozzarella stick Cheeto thing." If appetizers are supposed to make you lose your appetite, this wins.

40

Beer Can Chicken

Food fails beer can chicken
raddish007/Reddit

We have so many questions about this one, but mostly, how did they burn the chicken this much before realizing they failed?

41

Owl Pretzels

Food fail owl pretzel
CraftFail.com/Pinterest

These owls looks like they belong in a Tim Burton movie starring Johnny Depp as the main character.

42

Custard

Food fails custard overflow microwave fail
marymayf/Twitter

This was an, ahem, explosive fail.

43

Garlic Bread Balls

Food fails burnt garlic knots
1colincooper/Twitter

This man left his garlic bread balls in the oven for five hours…we don't really know what he expected to happen. The fact the balls are intact and not just dust is impressive.

44

Croissant Ham Melts

Food fails croissant ham melt
Reddit/backwardsbloom

'Vaporized' would be a better word than melt to describe what happened to this croissant creation.

45

Jello Fish

Food fails fish jello
CrownePrince/Reddit

You could say this attempt was a "flop"…

46

Cake Mug

Food fails chocolate mug cake
Yumenoki/Reddit

The cup runneth over.

47

Chocolate Orb

Food fails chocolate orb
Osgoode1/Reddit

Since the Instagram world blew up with these fiery chocolate treats, which are made using a balloon, brave souls have attempted the dish at home to save a few bucks. The experience does not quite look the same…

48

Pizza

Food fails cheese pizza no cheese
Slayeremy/Reddit

This is extremely disrespectful to pizza, and we will not tolerate it.

49

Restaurant Salad

Food fails cheesit salad instead of crouton
lnhubbell/Reddit

A garnish of Cheez-Its may not be the worst thing that happened to this dressing soaked salad because hey, when you run out of traditional croutons sometimes you have to get creative.

50

"Cheeseburger"

Food fails cheese burger without cheese
mazzano/Reddit

Last time we checked the key ingredient in a cheeseburger was…cheese?

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