When Was The Largest Pumpkin Pie Baked And How Much Did It Weigh?

The World's Largest Pumpkin Pie

The world's largest pumpkin pie was baked on October 8, 2005, in New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA. The colossal dessert weighed a staggering 3,699 pounds, and measured 20 feet in diameter.

The Making of the Giant Pie

The massive pumpkin pie was created by the New Holland Lions Club, a community service organization. The pie was made using a specially constructed steel pie pan that was 20 feet in diameter and 2.5 inches deep. The recipe for the pie was based on a traditional pumpkin pie recipe, with some adjustments made to accommodate the large quantity of ingredients needed. The filling was made from canned pumpkin, evaporated milk, sugar, eggs, and pumpkin pie spice. The crust was made from flour, shortening, salt, and water.

To make the pie, the filling was first prepared and poured into the crust. The crust was then folded over the edges of the pan and crimped to seal the pie. The finished pie was then placed in a giant oven, where it was baked for two hours.

The Size of the Pie

The finished pie was an impressive sight. The pie was 20 feet in diameter, and 2.5 inches deep. It weighed a staggering 3,699 pounds. To put that into perspective, the average pumpkin pie weighs around 2-3 pounds.

The Significance of the Pie

The world's largest pumpkin pie was baked as a community event and fundraiser for the New Holland Lions Club. The pie was served to the public, with proceeds going to support the club's charitable activities. The pie also holds a Guinness World Record for being the largest pumpkin pie ever baked.

The Ingredients of the Pie

The ingredients used in making the world's largest pumpkin pie were pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, sugar, eggs, and pumpkin pie spice. The crust was made of flour, shortening, salt, and water.

The Baking process

The pie was baked in a specially constructed steel pie pan that was 20 feet in diameter and 2.5 inches deep. The filling was first prepared and poured into the crust, and the crust was then folded over the edges of the pan and crimped to seal the pie. The finished pie was then placed in a giant oven, where it was baked for two hours.

The Record

The pie holds the record for being the largest pumpkin pie ever baked and was recognized by the Guinness World Records. The record was achieved on October 8, 2005 in New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA.

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