Biggest scone-world record set by The Hallett family
22] TORQUAY, Devon,UK--Bakery shop owner Helen Hallett, 46,
with husband Mel, 53, and their three sons created a
57lbs, 2ft in diameter scone and the world record for the
Photo: Baker Helen Hallett shows off
the world's biggest scone – 700 times larger than a standard
one. She made the 26kg cake with her husband and three sons
for a tea-themed festival in Torquay, Devon. (enlarge
colossal cake weighs 26kg and measures 2ft in diameter and
was baked at temperatures of over 230 degrees C in a mould
specially constructed by welders.
It was made from a 100-year-old recipe and it
included 22 pints of clotted cream. It's 700 times bigger
than a standard one.
"We're excited to be entering the record books,"
the Telegraph quoted Helen, of nearby Paignton, as saying.
The Hallett family's creation formed the centrepiece
of the world's largest ever-cream tea assembled at a tea-themed
festival in Torquay, Devon.