Biggest cheesecake-world record set by Mexico
MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- A giant cheesecake, with
2.5 meters in diameter, 55 centimeters in height and 2 tons
in weight, was made by 55 chefs and 5 student chefs, costed
800 kilograms of cheese and sets the world record for the
cheesecake. The monster cake used nearly a ton of
cream cheese, the same amount of yogurt, 350 kilograms (772
pounds) of pastry, 250 kilograms (551 pounds) of sugar and
150 kilograms (331 pounds) of butter./AP photo- Eduardo Verdugo
Chef Miguel Angel Quezada says 55 cooks
spent 60 hours making the world's biggest cheesecake - a 2-ton
calorie bomb topped with strawberries.
The event was sponsored by Kraft Foods,
maker of Philadelphia cream cheese.Organizers gave
out 20,000 slices around Mexico City.