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World Record Pumpkin Pie
The great pumpkin folk at New Bremen, Ohio did it......again ! They broke their own record for the World's Largest Pumpkin Pie. On September 25, 2010, they baked a 3,699 pound pumpkin, far surpassing their prior record of 2,020 pounds.
The world's largest pumpkin pie was made in New Bremen, Ohio. Amazingly, this pie was 20 feet in diameter and weighed 3,699 pounds! This was the biggest attraction at the 2010 New Bremen Pumpkinfest. What's the recipe for a world record pumpkin pie? All you need is 1,212 lbs of canned pumpkin, 2,796 eggs (233 dozen), 109 gallons of evaporated milk, 525 pounds of sugar, 7 pounds of salt and 14.5 pounds of cinnamon.
This HUGE accomplishment will be recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Information an pictures compliments of Greg Reynolds, New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers Association.
The Prior Record:
It certainly is a lot of pie.
And, it's recorded in the Guiness World Book of Records.
How big does a pumpkin pie have to be to become the world record? The current world record stands at 2,020 pounds (after baking). It was prepared and baked by the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers in New Bremen, Ohio. This huge pie was made on October 8, 2005. Over 5,000 people came to witness the event.
For the record: This pie was 2,020 pounds. It measured 12 feet, 4 inches wide and 4 inches deep. The pie recipe included 900 pounds of pumpkin, 155 dozen eggs, 62 gallons of evaporated milk, 300 pounds of sugar, 3.5 pounds of salt, 7 pounds of cinnamon and 2 pounds of pumpkin pie spice. The pie lost over 200 pounds while baking. The pie made over 3000 pieces. Baking began at about 6:00am. The pie was baked for over five hours in a custom made oven.
Pictured above is the proud organizing team. Left to Right: Brian Boroff, Jeff Wells, John Turner, Leon Homan, Jon Wells, Greg Reynolds, not pictured Jess Siegel .
In order to be a world record, the baked pie must be officially weighed. Not an easy task.
Shown above is the official certificate from Guiness.
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