Oddly Racist Fondant Pack Will Make Your Cake Unforgettable!

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While shopping in one of America's great chain stores, an observant camera-toter spotted a "ready-to-use" fondant pack that lets you cut out little faces in different "natural colors." Just one problem—the color pink is subtitled "skin tone."

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This is odd, given that none of the other colors are subtitled. Is the manufacturer, cake decorating supply company Wilton, trying to get itself into trouble here?

Otherwise, look at how happy the cake looks when decorated:

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Oh boy.

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shameonyoujezebel

Could it be letting folks know that they mean flesh pink and not princess pink?

I'm wondering because any post-Crayola "faces of everyone la dee da" marketing stuff has to be aware of that snafu. They just have to. Right?

ugh I give up.