First the twine ball, now this


by Jeff Fecke | July 19, 2009 • Minnesota is not just home to the world’s biggest twine ball made by a single person; it’s now home to the world’s biggest cupcake:

Jeff Fecke is a freelance writer who lives in Eagan, Minnesota.In addition to his own blog, Blog of the Moderate Left, he also contributes to Alas, a Blog, Minnesota Campaign Report, and AlterNet. Fecke has appeared as a guest on the “Today” show, the Alan Colmes radio show, and the Mark Heaney Show. Fecke is divorced, and the father of one really terrific daughter. His debut novel, The Valkyrie’s Tale, is now available.

A 151-pound cupcake in Minneapolis has been certified as the world’s largest.

The 1-foot tall, 2-foot wide cupcake on display Saturday at the Minneapolis Mall of America had 15 pounds of fudge filling and 60 pounds of yellow icing.

Guinness World Records adjudicator Danny Girton Jr. called it a “fun and creative achievement.”

In your face, Wisconsin! “Weird Al” Yankovic won’t be writing anything about your state anytime soon!

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