She’s an actress. She’s a mama. And she’s the host of her very own cooking show. Okay, okay, so Jennifer Garner’s “cooking show” on Instagram might not be your typical cooking show, but her not-so-real Facebook and Instagram-posted show of her chef deluxe skills have made us all giggle with glee in the past. She made Ina Garten’s honey white bread into doughy little people and Huckleberry’s awesome English muffins in past episodes. Even though Garner may have baked some pretty awesome carb creations in the past, this time she kind of fell short.


Yep, sometimes even superstar celebs fail. Well, they probably fail a lot. It’s just that we don’t see the mistakes, mishaps and other misses. But when it comes to Garner, she’s not hiding anything here.

The “Pretend Cooking Show” host decided to bake a batch of bagels in her latest installment. If you’ve never tried to make your own bagels, you might not want to start now. Garber’s bagel fail shows us all just how tricky these little spheres of carb-filled love are to DIY.

Garner gleefully measures and mixes as the video starts. She looks pleased enough with her kitchen creation. That is, until the final product comes out of the oven. The ooey, gooey, flat and entirely odd-shaped bagels are not…um, what they’re supposed to be.

The actress adds a few totally on-the-mark hashtags to her IG post, with #bagelfail, #triedagainandfailedagain, #screechcrashboom and the more upbeat #staytunedforvictory.

What’s your major baking fail? Share your story in the comments below.

—Erica Loop



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