25 Years after the world record pancake

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
World Record Pancake

5 things to know about the pancake:

1. About 7,600 people witnessed the cooking and flipping of the giant pancake on Sept. 27, 1987.

2. It was 28 ft. 1 in. in diameter and weighed 4,050 lbs.

3. It was cooked during the second annual Buckwheat Festival, which drew a crowd estimated between 35,000 and 40,000.

4.It broke a Guiness Book of World's records mark (25 ft.) previously held in Cheltenham, England.

5. The record stood until Aug. 13, 1994, when the Co-operative Union Ltd. in Manchester, England made a 49 ft. 3 in. pancake.