Let them frost cake

Mall of America celebrated its 25th birthday Aug. 11 with attempts to set two world records, including the record for most cupcakes frosted within 60 minutes. Volunteers lined up to filter through the mall’s rotunda and successfuly break the record.


Frosting cupcakes
Enid Sharbonno, left, of Minneapolis, and her aunt Metti Shank of Minneapolis frost cupcakes Aug. 11 as part of the Mall of America 25th birthday celebration. 


rows of decorators
Volunteers line up in rows to frost cupcakes in their effort to break the world record.


Counting cupcakes
Michael Empric, a Guinness World Records ajudicator, counts frosted cupcakes during the Mall of America world record attempt Aug. 11.


Finishing touch
The finishing touch is applied to one of the hundreds of cupcakes decorated Aug. 11. (Sun Current staff photos by Mike Hanks)