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  • Who: Haydel's Bakery

  • What: Largest king cake / rosca de reyes

  • Where: United States

The largest king cake weighed 1,847.68 kg (4,073 lb 7.12 oz) and was baked by Haydel's Bakery (USA) at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 22 September 2010. The cake measured 805.58 m (2,643 ft 0.01 in) and completely circled the Superdome. The cake required 28 full-time employees for preparation, and 40 people to set everything up on-site. The cake, icing and sprinkles took 3.5 days to prepare, and 9 hours to set up.

A second cake also broke the previous record of 1,363.95 kg (3,007 lbs). The second cake, which also completely encircled the Superdome, weighed 1,845.46 kg (4,068 lb 8.99 oz) and measured 807.72 m (2,650 ft 0.03 in). Amanda Mochan adjudicated.

 

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