cannologiantJUPITER, FL   – An official attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cannolo (the singular form of “Cannoli”) ever made will take place on Sunday, November 9 at 2 p.m. at the annual Feast of Little Italy at the Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter, FL.

The current official Guinness database reflects a cannolo made in 2010 in Newburgh, NY that weighed in at 123 pounds.  However, in July of this year, a bakery in Ontario, Canada prepared a cannolo that weighed in at 211 pounds and is currently under consideration by the Guinness organization.

For this attempt, to surpass both, the team (60 prep members and 20 assembly team)  will assemble a cannolo that weighs 300 pounds and will be 12 feet in length. 

In addition to the team for Feast of Little Italy in Jupiter, Florida, Galbani Cheese, headquartered in Buffalo, NY, will supply 500 pounds of ricotta cheese.  The Golden Cannoli Shells Company of Boston, MA  will supply 200 pounds of dough for the cannolo shell.  During the assembly, team members will be armed with over 100 bags of cannoli filling.   Prior to final assembly, the cannolo shell dough will be mixed and fried in and shipped from Boston.

A Guinness representative will be onsite to certify the record.

 

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