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      Archive: 5/9/2011

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        5/9/2011, Iyar 5, 5771

      Independence Cake Presented to Minister

      Students and teachers in the culinary arts faculty of ORT Tzrifin presented a giant cake for Israel's 63rd birthday to Industry, Commerce and Labor Minister Shalom Simhon on Sunday. The 20 centimeter/eight-inch-tall cake measured 180 cm/71" long and 90 cm/35" wide. It included the flag and symbols of the state, the Israel Defense Forces, ORT, flowers and a dove of peace.

      The recipe called for 600 eggs, 20 kilograms/44 pounds each of flour, sugar and sugar pastry and 10 liters/2.6 gallons of cream.