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The Historic Italian Bakery Behind the World’s Largest Cannolo

ferrara bakeryThe Italian cookies, cannoli, cheesecake and tiramisu from this family-owned bakery in NYC’s Little Italy have set the standard since 1892. And over the weekend, Ferrara Bakery, located in the heart of New York’s Little Italy, continued to make history by breaking the Guinness Record for the world’s largest cannolo (cannoli).

largest connoliFerrara’s cannolo is 12 feet long, 350 pounds, and contains 50 pounds of chocolate chips, and sets the new world record for the Largest Cannolo.

A crowd gathered in front of the shop (which happens to be America’s first ever espresso bar) during last weekend’s annual Italian Street Festival to watch the executive chef unveil his creation. In case you missed it, here’s a video of the event:

How did Ferrara manage such a feat? The owner reveals on Bloomberg’s “Taking Stock”:

Unfortunately we fear the shipping cost on a 350-pound pastry would be too much, but we can send you a smaller version of history and other gourmet mail order desserts from this famed bakery. In fact, learn how to make the famous cannoli like the pros with Ferrara’s Cannoli Kit! 

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