Longest photo cake for Ilayaraja

As part of the Joy of Giving Week to support Chennai-based NGO Ekam Foundation, the French Loaf bakery chain will create the longest photo cake at Express Avenue Mall on 2 October, at 4 pm. The cake will weigh 1,000 kgs stretching across 100 metres.

According to a press release, the cake itself will pay tribute to musician Ilaiyaraaja. Approximately 500 kgs of chocolate powder, 300 kgs of chocolate, 200 kgs of fresh cream and 1,000 icing sheets will go into making the special eggless chocolate cake. Also, 1,000 photographs of the maestro spanning his musical career will adorn the cake.

The proceeds of the sales from the photo cake will go to Ekam Foundation which provides medical support to underprivileged children from many parts of Tamilnadu, the release said.