Texas family receives Styrofoam prop cake from Walmart in place of graduation cake

A Texas woman was shocked when she cut into her daughter’s graduation cake over the weekend only to find that their local Walmart provided the family with a prop cake made of Styrofoam instead.

Nellie Flores posted a video to Facebook on Friday that showed the moment her sister, Marsy Flores, cut into her daughter’s graduation cake only to find that that it was actually a piece of Styrofoam covered in frosting with a picture of the graduate as decoration.

According to Nellie, her sister initially ordered a two-tier cake from a Walmart in Pasadena but when she went to pick it up, she was told that they had lost the order. She was then told that she could pick a cake for free to make up for the mishap and the bakery would decorate it for her. Marsy picked a smaller cake Walmart had available and the bakery added the decorations.

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However, once Marsy got home and the family cut into the dessert, she realized something was wrong.

The family took a video showing a prop cake that had been decorated to look like the Flores’ actual cake.

“It’s a special moment, and this is what we got for it, a Styrofoam cake,” Marsy told KPRC. “This is my baby, and she was graduating, so it was very important to me.”

According to the report, she was given a $60 gift card by Walmart to make up for the mixup but Nellie said in her Facebook post that money can’t undo the “embarrassment” that the family underwent.

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“It can’t make up for the embarrassment and humiliation she went through with family and school friends there... I hate Walmart,” she wrote.

Walmart did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.