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Stratford university build the world's tallest pyramid cake

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14th Nov 2016

Chefs from Stratford University, in America, built a cake that was over 9-feet-tall at Potomac Mills mall last Friday

They were attempting to break the record in order to support a charity that supports military and veterans’ families. Certified Master Chef Raimund Hofmeister and Chef Jan Bandula, coordinated the design and baking of the cake at the Stratford Baltimore campus. The cakes were then transported to Potomac Mills, where chefs assembled them into the pyramid cake.
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Hundreds of layers of cakes weighing a total of more than 8,000 made up the pyramid cake, which had no inside structures or support, sounds like a cake decorators worst nightmare!
“Attempting to break the Guinness Worlds Records title is an incredible undertaking for me and for Stratford,” Hofmeister, who once served as the L.A.-based chef for President Ronald Reagan, said in the news release. “We are very excited about the process, and our cake will show the world that we are capable of doing great things here at Stratford.”
Once the cake was complete, more than 32,000 slices were served at the shopping centre. Event organisers said for $1 donations for each slice of cake, with proceeds benefitting the two Fisher House locations in Fort Belvoir and Richmond. The Fisher House Foundation provides homes where military and veterans’ families can stay for free while their loved ones are receiving medical treatment.
“It is very fitting for us to host this world record breaking event on Veterans Day, and it is an honor to partner with the Fisher House Foundation, an incredible organization that helps tens of thousands of our military families each year.” Mary Ann Shurtz, Executive Vice President of Stratford University.
This story first appeared on Inside Nova
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