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15 Brilliant (and Mouth-Watering) Resignation Cakes

They say revenge is sweet… but it’s never been this sweet! These are a selection of some of the best cakes disgruntled (and some not so disgruntled) employees used to tell their bosses they’d had enough:

The “I Let the Sprinkles Do the Talking” resignation cake:


The “Too Nice To Be Mad” resignation cake:


The “Double Whammy” resignation cake:


The “Good Intention that Became an Internet Sensation” resignation cake:


Cake reads:

Dear Mr. Bowers,

During the past three years, my tenure at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard has been nothing short of pure excitement, joy and whim.

However, I have decided to spend more time with my family and attend to health issues that have recently arisen. I am proud to have been part of such an outstanding team and I wish this organization only the finest in future endeavors.

Please accept this cake as notification that I am leaving my position with NWT on March 27.


W. Neil Berrett

When stole and leaked the above image of W. Neil Berrett’s resignation cake from his personal flickr, Berrett sent them an invoice demanding $500 for the use of his image… in cake form:


The “Not So Subtle” resignation cake:

(Bet that was an awkward 2 weeks…)


The “Desktop” resignation cake:


Cake reads:

Just a note to say “take these jobs and shove them”. We’re off to hit a few balls, read tons of books, and act in many plays.

We hope you all enjoy doing our work as we enjoy travelling, going to Redskins games, and visiting the grandkids.

Sayonara… we’re off to Japan!

– Melissa & Jay


The “Remember To Be Good To Your IT Staff” resignation cake:


The “Lovely” resignation cake:



Cake reads:

Dear Michelle,

Please accept this cake as formal (and delicious) notice of my resignation from the position of Newscast Director at KOLD News 13. My last day of employment will be Friday, May 22.

I will miss KOLD and all the incredible people I’ve been fortunate enough to work with over the last 4 years. I cannot thank you enough for all the opportunities and experience you have given me during my time here.

I appreciate your understanding and I wish you all the very best. If there’s anything I can do to help with the transition during my last few weeks here, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Mark Herman

I know a lot of people like working with me and they’d be sad to see me go, Mark told BuzzFeed News. I figured cake would soften the blow.



(Is that a strawberry jam filling?! Nufffftttttt! *WANT*)


The “Flowers For Eyes” resignation cake:

Flowers Resignation Cake



The “I Got It Covered From All Angles” resignation cake:

Angry Resignation Cake


(Great value at only $22.99!)


The “New Mother” resignation cake:

Angela Berenstein Resignation cake




Cake reads:

Dear Prof. Rockwell,

During the past 8 years, I have been part of an outstanding team.

After careful consideration, I’ve decided to stay home to care for my newborn.

Please accept this as notification that I will leave my position on 5/10/12.

Sincerely, Angela Berenstein


The “Make it lime green… I want my resignation to be burned into their retinas forever” resignation cake:

Jimmys Resignation cake



The “Every One Gets A Piece” resignation cake:

Karin Kim Resignation Cake



Cake reads:

Dear Karin, Kim, Doug + Mike,

Please take these cupcakes as an official frosted letter of my resignation, effective Sunday May 24th 2009. I have highly enjoyed my time at Meijer and wish you all the bets of luck in the future.

Sincerely, Amy Rose LeBlanc


The “Subtle” resignation cake:





The “I’m Leaving My Job to Make Cakes for a Living” resignation cake:


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