It's an admirable thing to put your efforts into trying to achieve something. However, it's extremely important to know your own skill level and not push the limits too far as you could end up wasting precious time. Not only this, but it's important to follow instructions carefully if the thing you are attempting to make provides them! You would think this goes without saying, however, as you'll see from the 16 amusing 'nailed it' cake and dessert fails below, these simple guidelines are often ignored! Take a look!