Wrigley Field celebrates 100th birthday with epic 400-pound cake
If you hadn’t heard, Wrigley Field turned 100 years old today (but still doesn’t look a day over 90).
And to celebrate this epic milestone, the Chicago Cubs trotted out this epic monstrosity of a cake:
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— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 23, 2014
Created by Cake Boss’ own Carlo’s Bakery, the impressively detailed baked good took four people six days to make, measures four by five feet and weighs in at a hefty 400 pounds (that’s a lot of butter).
— Buddy Valastro (@CakeBossBuddy) April 23, 2014
The sweet stadium replica will be on display outside the stadium during the Cubs-Diamondbacks game before being transported to the Cubs Charities’ Bricks & Ivy Ball, where it will be promptly consumed.
Here are some more details of this frosted masterpiece (a leopard-print vested Ferris Bueller, sadly, doesn’t look like he made the stands):
A couple more shots of the Wrigley cake. 4×5 feet, took 4 people 6 days to make: pic.twitter.com/NSGJ1oW86s
— Danny Ecker (@DannyEcker) April 23, 2014