Mexican Chefs Make the Biggest Cheesecake Ever!

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Chefs in Mexico recently completed the largest cheesecake ever made, setting a world record in the process.

Chef Miguel Angel Quezada, along with 50 other cooks, spent nearly 60 hours making the world's largest cheesecake. The cake took almost a ton of cream cheese to make, and weighed in at almost two tons!

Carlos Martinez of Guinness World Records officially declared the cheesecake
the world's largest at an event sponsored by Kraft Foods
(maker of Philadelphia cream cheese) in Mexico City.

The competition wasn't that stiff given that Guinness had no previous record for larger than life cheesecakes. When the huge cake was done, it was topped with strawberries, cut into 200 thousand slices and distributed across the city to lucky citizens.

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Mariela Rosario,

I'm a raging opinionista and I love to share my ramblings on everything from pop culture to food to stuff that makes me laugh & cry! I've worked in all types of media (TV, film, print) and was previously the online editor at Latina magazine before joining Mamás Latinas. On most nights you can find me working my way through my library of cookbooks or playing with my puppy Lola (my only child so far). I have a wonderful hubby who shares my passion for any and all kinds of travel. Together, we've formed a semi-professional wine drinking team.

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