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Holy Cannoli
The true holy cannoli weighed 123 pounds.
The true holy cannoli weighed 123 pounds.
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Two bakers from Newburgh, N.Y., Giulio Pistolesi and Scott Wilkinson, realized that no one had set the world record for the largest cannoli. So, the obvious choice was to set one, of course! In August 2010, they baked the cannoli to end all cannoli -- 123 pounds of fried pastry dough and delicious, creamy filling. That was 13 pounds more than the target set by the people at Guinness World Records.

Pistolesi and Wilkinson even called in a priest to witness -- and bless -- the giant event, making it a true holy cannoli.


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