The Central Shopping Mall of Moscow, GUM has ordered the biggest cake in the world to celebrate its 110th anniversary. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed by the press department of the Moscow administration, the cake will weigh 3 tonnes, will be over 3 metres high and over 6 metres in diameter.
Preparation of the cake has already begun with 20 confectioners attempting to make two tonnes of sponge-cake according to a special recipe. Over a tonne of icing sugar, jam and marzipan will decorate the cake. 110 candles will be placed on top.
The presentation and tasting of the cake will take place on June 7 at 15:00 by the central fountain. Estimates suggest that about 10 thousand people will be able to try the record-breaking cake, created by the best confectioners in the world. Famous sportsmen, artists and politicians will take part at the presentation ceremony as well as representatives of the Guinness Book of Records.