Longest strudel: Croatia breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
Jaškovo, Croatia -- A very large strudel baked in the central Croatian town of Jaškovo has won the official title of World's Longest Strudel; the mammoth strudel was made from local apples and grapes, following a recipe from the Ozalj region and measured a staggering 1,479 metres thus setting the new world record for the Longest Strudel, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: The World's Longest Strudel measures a staggering 1,479 metres and was made using 825 kg of flour, 653 kg of apples, 50 kg of sugar and 10 kg of cinnamon. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the longest strudel measured 703.74 m (2038 ft 10 in) in an event organised by HUBO in Brussels, Belgium, on 29 November 2009.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest pumpkin pie; it weighs 1,678 kg (3,699 lb) and was made by New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers (USA) at New Bremen Pumpkinfest in New Bremen, Ohio, USA, on 25 September 2010. The diameter of the pie was 6 m (20 ft).e
The record-breaking baked treat measures a staggering 1,479 metres. Though originally it was planned to reach 1,300 metres, its makers decided to stretch it further because of leftover ingredients.
The mammoth strudel was made from local apples and grapes, following a recipe from the Ozalj region.
On the lengthy list of ingredients that went into the winning strudel were 825 kg of flour, 653 kg of apples, 50 kg of sugar and 10 kg of cinnamon.
The 1,479 metre-long apple strudel was baked in the Zitopromoet bakery in Karlovac and the Muss bakery in Ribnik, setting the world record for the longest strudel in the world.