adult | alcohol | bourbon | chocolate | cupcakes | frosting | recipe

FUCK YOU Cupcakes. Yeah, I said it.

April 19, 2009

I’m not directing the ‘Fuck You’ at the cupcakes, I meant that these are ‘Fuck You’ cupcakes.

I think that everyone has had a reason, at some point, to make such cupcakes. I’ve had many. Most of which will remain unnamed and anonymous, but to name a few: a nun that tutored me in Math during my Junior year in High School (I’ve said before, everyone knows where she went when she passed, and its pretty damn warm), the kid who pulled my chair out from under me before I sat down at lunch in 6th grade (as a joke, of course!) causing me to slam my lower back on the hard tiled floor and planting the seed of my lifelong back problems (yeah, dick, I’ve seen you on Facebook and I guess you haven’t gotten whats coming to you yet, I didn’t see a wheelchair in the picture), the unknown asshole who stole my mom’s vintage Levi’s denim jacket when I borrowed it in 8th grade,  anyone who’s ever copied me instead of having an original thought in their head, the many crazy bitches I’ve encountered in my life (who probably read this on a daily basis just to see what I’m up to… psychos), etc., etc., etc. I could go on. There are tons more but to preserve my sanity and their reputations, lets leave it at that. I don’t need to resort to cheap attacks on the internet to get a laugh, I can use much more quick-witted and well thought out attacks in person when need be instead and feel better about myself for it.

i-loved-i-lost-i-made-spaghettiAnyway… Fuck You cupcakes are another recipe in the book I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti by Giulia Melucci that I mentioned a few posts back. In the book, Guilia made them after a guy sent her two cupcakes as an attempt to woo her (after leaving her through an e·mail and a note, in which told her he ran off with his ex whom he was “madly in love with”), and she was so disgusted with him she couldn’t even eat them, and no one else would. So she made some cupcakes of her own, in her words “exorcising him from her life”, and aptly named them Fuck You cakes; yellow cakes with chocolate bourbon frosting (“because you need a drink”). But I went one step further than her and spelled out those two lovely words right on top of the cupcakes in a red frosting. Again- how could I resist?

Some may say a lady wouldn’t use such language. To those people I say, “Fuck off.” The best part about having a website, especially one that isn’t run by anyone other than me, is that I can write F-U-C-K anytime I like, and if you don’t like it… you can leave. God Bless America.

And now I give you Giulia Melucci’s recipe for … Fuck You cupcakes!

FUCK YOU CUPCAKES

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (½ cup) butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  • ¾ cup whole milk

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Insert 12 liners into muffin tins. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugar with a hand mixer (or an electric mixer fitted with a paddle) at medium speed until fluffy; add eggs one at a time, then the vanilla, and beat until smooth.
  4. Reduce mixer speed to low and add the sifted ingredients to the butter mixture a little at a time, alternating with the milk until fully incorporated.
  5. Do not overmix, as this will make for tough cupcakes and you’ve suffered enough.

CHOCOLATE BOURBON FROSTING

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons bourbon (depending on how bad it was)
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, very soft
  • 1 box confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the cocoa, bourbon and 2 tablespoons milk.
  2. Cream the butter with a hand mixer or stand mixer at medium speed until smooth, then add the sugar 1 cup at a time until fully incorporated.
  3. Add the bourbon mixture and continue beating until the color is uniform, then add the additional milk a little at a time until the frosting is fluffy and spreadable.

According to the author:

Don’t be so angry with yourself that you eat more than one or two cupcakes. Be angry with him! Bring whatever is left to work. Your colleagues will eat these and you’ll feel lighter for having shed him and not OD’ing on cupcakes.

Make these the next time someone screws you over. You can even top them with the sentiment spelled out for them, or be slightly more subtle and use a middle finger picture, like the one above. But whatever you do- don’t share any with the asshole who caused you to make them. They’re way too good for that.

Oh- and if you like the cherry plates, they’re from Sourpuss and you can read about them here.

Print Friendly
PSST... SHARE THIS:
Facebook Twitter Email

Only registered users can comment.

  1. You know what. This post couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. My ex is getting married (we’re both 19 by the way, his wife-to-be is 18) and for some reason, I’m bitter over it. Maybe it’s because he owes me a large sum o’ money! HMMM.

    In any case, this post really made me laugh out loud, and I’ll definately make these when I can. I can’t take alcohol though, so I’ll prolly substitute with 70% dark chocolate ganache on top of the icing and cupcakes themselves 8D

    Again, thank you. <3

  2. oh man… those cuppies look so good. maybe in part because of the message. maybe in part because i want to say FU to my diet. le sighh. nice work as per usual miss m.

  3. Kari- sorry your comment went in my spam filter for some reason? I just rescued it! But anyway… I hope you enjoy them! And you can just leave the alcohol out and substitute milk in its place also ;D

  4. I LOVE THESE FUCK YOU CUPCAKES .I WOULD PUT FUCK YOU ON CUPCAKES & GIVE IS TO SOME ONE I HATE. THEY WOULD SELL BIG B$CKS $$$$$$$

  5. I’m making these for the girls at work. We have a running joke called “Happy Account Rep Day! Now go fuck yourself!” The boss is gone for the rest of the week, and he doesn’t deserve a cupcake so fuck him! Thanks for the recipe!
    B

  6. I know this was awile back but I tripped over this entry and LOVE IT! And ladies don’t use that kind of language?? Never said I was a lady now did I?

  7. I recently tattooed a cupcake on a girl covering up a little rainbow. That is how I got to this site. I am looking for a way to take a colored cupcake with full color and deduct all of the color out of it only leaving the Black Outline to use as a stencil. Does anyone reading this know how to do that. I totally get what the FU cupcakes are about. I would use a different ingredients if I were to give them to this person claiming “Religion” that I know. The frosting would be a different ingredients for this guy. Signed, “The pain is still there no matter how much time passes”

  8. Haha Randy. I myself had a slight issue with someone claiming religion recently, on this website as a matter of fact.

    Have you done a Google search for ‘cupcake outline’ or cupcake stencil? Give it a shot.

  9. It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d
    without a doubt donate to this fantastic blog!

    I suppose for now i’ll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account.
    I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this website with my Facebook
    group. Talk soon!

  10. I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting my own blog and was wondering what all is needed to
    get set up? I’m assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?

    I’m not very web savvy so I’m not 100% certain. Any recommendations or advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Kudos

  11. We are a bunch of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community.

    Your site offered us with valuable information to work on. You’ve performed
    a formidable task and our whole group will probably be grateful to you.

  12. I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your website.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much
    more pleasant for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire
    out a developer to create your theme? Fantastic work!

  13. I am really enjoying the theme/design of your blog. Do you ever run into any web browser compatibility problems?
    A number of my blog audience have complained about my blog not
    working correctly in Explorer but looks great in Firefox.

    Do you have any ideas to help fix this problem?

  14. My family members all the time say that I am killing my time here at net,
    except I know I am getting familiarity daily by reading such nice articles or reviews.

  15. I needed to compose you that little bit of remark to be able
    to thank you so much yet again just for the marvelous techniques you have shown on this page.
    It has been pretty open-handed with you to convey without restraint exactly what most of
    us would’ve distributed for an electronic book to end up making
    some money for their own end, chiefly seeing that you might have tried it if you ever desired.

    These thoughts as well acted like the good way to comprehend other
    people have the same desire like mine to understand much more when considering this condition. I’m certain there are many more
    enjoyable occasions ahead for people who look over your blog.

  16. I have been exploring for a little for any high-quality articles or blog posts on this sort of area .
    Exploring in Yahoo I ultimately stumbled upon this website.

    Studying this info So i am happy to convey that I have an incredibly just right uncanny feeling I discovered exactly what I needed.
    I such a lot surely will make certain to do not
    put out of your mind this web site and give it a glance regularly.

  17. Ce contrôle, effectué par des robots, met en lumière tout ce qui concerne la construction interne et le
    contenu d’un website web. Lorsque votre site est scruté
    par l’algorithme, celui-ci s’aperçoit (ou non) des erreurs et surtout
    de la « sur-optimisation » de tous les composants de votre site, à savoir
    plus exactement les contenus, les métadonnées ou encore les ancres placées dans
    vos pages internet.

  18. Hello there I am so grateful I found your blog page,
    I really found you by mistake, while I was searching on Aol for something else, Anyhow I am here now and
    would just like to say thanks a lot for a fantastic post and a
    all round entertaining blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to read it all at the minute but I have
    bookmarked it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back
    to read a lot more, Please do keep up the great job.

  19. I believe everything said made a great deal of sense.

    But, think about this, suppose you added a little information? I mean, I don’t want to tell you how to
    run your website, but suppose you added a title to maybe get people’s attention? I mean CUPCAKE REHAB | est.

    2007 is kinda boring. You should glance at Yahoo’s
    home page and see how they create news headlines to grab people interested.
    You might add a related video or a picture or two to get people excited about everything’ve got
    to say. Just my opinion, it might make your website a
    little livelier.

  20. Writing an essay is not just about gathering data, it includes a lot of items and one has to fulfill numerous complex needs also, for that reason, it is almost impossible for any student
    to comprehensive assignment proficiently along with a lot of other academic activities.

  21. What i don’t understood is in reality how you’re not
    actually a lot more neatly-favored than you may be
    right now. You are very intelligent. You realize therefore significantly on the
    subject of this subject, produced me personally believe
    it from numerous various angles. Its like women and men aren’t involved until
    it’s something to accomplish with Woman gaga!
    Your individual stuffs nice. Always maintain it up!

  22. First of all I would like to say excellent blog! I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you
    don’t mind. I was interested to find out how you center yourself and clear your thoughts before writing.

    I’ve had trouble clearing my thoughts in getting my thoughts out.
    I truly do enjoy writing however it just seems like the
    first 10 to 15 minutes tend to be wasted simply just trying to figure out how to begin. Any ideas or tips?
    Many thanks!

  23. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and
    wanted to mention that I’ve truly enjoyed surfing around your blog
    posts. In any case I will be subscribing for your rss feed and I hope you write again very soon!

  24. Unquestionably believe that which you stated. Your favorite justification seemed to be at
    the net the easiest thing to remember of. I say to you, I certainly get annoyed whilst other people
    think about issues that they just don’t realize about.

    You controlled to hit the nail upon the highest and also outlined out the whole thing without having side effect , folks
    could take a signal. Will probably be back to get more.
    Thanks

  25. I am really loving the theme/design of your weblog.
    Do you ever run into any internet browser compatibility
    problems? A handful of my blog visitors have complained about my
    site not working correctly in Explorer but looks great in Chrome.
    Do you have any advice to help fix this problem?

  26. Someone essentially lend a hand to make seriously articles I might state.
    This is the very first time I frequented your website page and
    up to now? I amazed with the research you made to create this actual publish incredible.
    Excellent process!

  27. My spouse and I stumbled over here by a different website and thought I
    might as well check things out. I like what I see so now i am
    following you. Look forward to finding out about your web page for a second
    time.

  28. I would like to thank you for the efforts you have put in writing this website.
    I am hoping to view the same high-grade blog posts from you in the future as well.
    In truth, your creative writing abilities has inspired me to get my very own site now 😉

  29. I was recommended this website by my cousin. I’m not
    sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such
    detailed about my difficulty. You are amazing! Thanks!

Comments are closed.