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Lunchtime visitors in Covent Garden today helped devour what was probably the world’s largest cupcake.
Designed by Culinary Olympic champion Michelle Wibowo, slices of the 2-metre x 1.25-metre cupcake were distributed for free to an eager crowd, which had queued up around the block for a piece of the action.
Unfortunately we were not prepared to wait, so my friend and I joined a much shorter (but like-minded) queue at the Crumbs & Doilies cake stall at Covent Garden Real Food Market instead. At £2 for a regular cupcake, or £1 for a miniature version, we were well satisfied. As, I’m sure, were the 2,000-odd who scored a slice of “El Gordo” (the big one).
Take a look at Visit London’s guide to Afternoon Tea and tell us what’s your favourite spot for cupcakes in London?