Largest blueberry pie: Russian bakers set world record (VIDEO) MOSCOW, Russia -- Russian chefs used hundreds of pounds of flour, berries and sugar, as well as 500 eggs to assemble a giant pastry
in honour of the city of Krasnovishersk's 70th anniversary; it weighed in at 300 kilograms and measured 70 metres in length - setting the world record for the Largest blueberry pie,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/. Photo: The Russian city of Krasnovishersk celebrated its 70th anniversary with a pie record. Bakers in the city produced a gigantic blueberry pie to honour the milestone. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the largest pumpkin pie weighed 916.25 kg (2,020 lb) and measured 3.7 m (12 ft 1 in) long. It was made by New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers in Ohio, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest cheese pie; it weighed 862 kg (1,900 lbs 6 oz) and was made by the students of Educational Group AKMI in Thessalonica, Greece.
Chefs used hundreds of pounds of flour, berries and sugar, as well as 500 eggs to assemble the giant 300kg pastry.
"We started baking from seven in the morning, and we finished the first part - 50 pieces - at eight in the evening. Then some girls came after us at night and did some more," Svetlana Simonova said.
The World's Largest Blueberry Pie, which measured 70 metres in length, might have taken over a day to bake, but only took a few minutes to eat.