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Largest mooncake

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  • Who: Parkside Plaza at Changfeng

  • What: Largest mooncake

  • Where: China

The largest mooncake weighs 2,496.4 kg (5,502.74 lb) and was prepared by the culinary team at the Parkside Plaza at Changfeng and Shanghai Marriott Hotel Changfeng (both China), in Shanghai, China, on 19 September 2013.

The moon cake was prepared by Chef Kang and his team of 15 professional chefs, and took a total of three days to make. Unveiled on September 19th, Mid-Autumn Festival, the mooncake had a final diameter of 2.57 m. It comprised a total off 100 g of oil, 300 kg of sugar, 500 kg of flour, 4,000 egg yolks and 2,300 kg of lotus seed paste.

 

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