World record attempt takes some beating

It needed more than 600 eggs for the mix. It had to be baked in an industrial oven. And a forklift was brought in to assemble the all-important parts. But when it came to the crunch, did it all come together?

Watch this video of the military-style operation involved in putting together a Victoria sponge that, it's hoped, will break records.

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Sponge cake record attempt

A bakery in Somerset is attempting to bake the world's biggest Victoria sponge. It's part of 150th anniversary celebrations by the Royal Bath & West show