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Nearly 10,000-foot-long pastry takes Guinness record in Mexico

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A Mexican city claimed a Guinness World Record when bakeries teamed up to cook a festive pastry measuring 9,874 feet long.

The Yucatecan city of Tizimin celebrated the festival of Epiphany, or King's Day, a Christian celebration marking the biblical three kings' visit to baby Jesus, on Monday by taking the Guinness World Record for the longest line of breads.

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The City Council enlisted three local bakeries to work together to cook up a pastry called rosca de reyes, aka Three Kings Bread, and arrange it in a line measuring 9,974 feet long.

The bread took the Guinness record from the city of Saltillo, which in January 2019 cooked up a rosca de reyes measuring 6,776.3 feet long.

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