In Mercedes, Argentina we learned how a team of 24 bakers make the world’s largest tortafrita. Round, flat, and fried, tortafrita is typically eaten as an afternoon snack and enjoyed with a warm cup of yerba mate. In 2022, Mercedes' Fried Cake Festival drew a crowd of 20,000 people to see and eat the 5-meter-wide tortafrita, which was so large it had to be lifted by a crane.
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