Saturday, January 2, 2010

Largest Cup of Hot Chocolate - world record set in New York

 NEW YORK, USA -- The American Dairy Association & Dairy Council unveiled a giant cup of hot chocolate in Bryant Park; it weighs more than 4,180 pounds before the addition of marshmallows-setting the world record for the Largest Cup of Hot Chocolate .

 Photo: Children scoop marshmallows out of a mug holding nearly 500 gallons of hot chocolate. . AP Photo / American Dairy Association / Dianne Bondareff
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Officials said they expected to distribute 6,000 to 10,000 free cups of cocoa.

     The World's Largest Cup of Hot Chocolate , unveiled in Bryant Park, weighs more than 4,180 pounds before the addition of marshmallows and heats the traditional winter beverage to an optimal temperature of 120 degrees

     The previous Guinness world record for the largest cup of hot chocolate was set by the Serendipity Three Restaurant  with a four gallons hot chocolate .

    The American Dairy Association & Dairy Council said the Largest Cup of Hot Chocolate event was organized to remind people of the importance of drinking milk for Vitamin D during the winter months.    


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Saturday, January 2, 2010

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