Operation Cupcake: Recipes From Ohio's Main Street Cupcakes Used in MI6 Mission

Posted on June 4, 2011

The Telegraph reports that bomb-making information on an al-Qaeda website were replaced with instructions for making cupcakes during an MI6 and GCHQ cyber-warfare operation. The cupcake instructions came from a webpage of recipes for "The Best Cupcakes in America" published by the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The recipes on the webpage were from Main Street Cupcakes.

The cucpake recipes for Mojito and Rocky Road cupcakes were produced by Main Street Cupcakes in Hudson, Ohio. The owners of the cupcake bakery were shocked to hear their bakery in the same news reports as al-Qaeda. They say it has been a surreal experience. Take a look: