9 kitschy wedding recipes to steal from Charles Phoenix's test kitchen #Food DIY#cake#cake alternative#food#retro November 25 | Megan Finley meggyfin All photos courtesy of CharlesPhoenix.com The holidays, they encroach. Like the engagement ring commercials in November, the over-the-top recipes of my favorite hero of kitsch, Charles Phoenix, start popping up all over the internet and morning TV shows. If you haven't heard of Charles Phoenix, maybe you have heard of his chermpumple — the turducken of desserts? It's a three-layer cake with a cherry, pumpkin, and apple pie stuffed in each layer. Wouldn't that be amazing at your wedding? Screw pie or cake — have both! Here are even more awesome kitschy wedding food ideas from Charles Phoenix's test kitchen… 1. Tequila-soaked Peep-stuffed broken-bunny cake for your colorful Spring-time wedding 2. “I love you” meatloaf for your potluck wedding in the park 3. Cream-soaked cookie cake for your punch and cake reception 4. Tiki turkey dinner for your vintage Hawaiian luau wedding 5. Psychedelic Halloween candy cake for your '60s or candy-themed wedding 6. Flying fried chicken birthday bucket bouquet for as edible centerpieces for your BBQ wedding 7. The "inchezonya" — Enchilada and lasagna married at last, just like you! 8. Astro weenie ball as appetizers for your casual cocktails reception 9. Of course The Cherpumple for any fucking wedding any fucking time! What are your favorite kitschy wedding recipes? We have a bunch over on Offbeat Home & Life. But can we steal them from you too? Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the LA-based Offbeat Empire editor. When she's not writing, editing, and sleeping, she's eating, drinking, and geeking. You can snoop into her personal life over on her website Funk in Deep Freeze! @meggyfin @meggyfin PREVIOUS A canoe entrance, a dock jump, and a breastfeeding mama round out this fab camp wedding NEXT Swoon at these dapper dudes with a "Prince Charming marries Prince Charming" theme Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] I just love his voice; it draws you in 1 agrees Reply I want Charles Phoenix to be my uncle and or wedding planner. I'd get married for that. 1 agrees Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.