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World's Largest Shortcake; Lebanon, Oregon, 1950 | by simms54
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World's Largest Shortcake; Lebanon, Oregon, 1950

World's largest shortcake, Strawberry Festival, Lebanon, Oregon, 1950;

Written on the back- "Recipe of Strawberry Shortcake (weight 5000 pounds),

600 pounds sugar, 600 pounds flour, 200 pounds shortening, 300 pounds milk, 30 pounds baking powder, 12 pounds salt, 300 eggs, 2 gallons flavoring, 2000 pounds strawberries, 120 gallons cream; served 10,156, size of cake 12 feet by 16 feet, celophane cake cover 20 feet by 25 feet";

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Taken sometime in 1950