Westbrook Candy Company Transformed Chocolate Bunnies into a Maine Monstrosity
Do you remember getting a chocolate bunny in your Easter basket? It was always the best when your parents threw down all little extra cash and went for the solid milk chocolate. Of course that was great until we decided it was a good idea to eat the whole thing in one setting! Oh gawd, I’m getting woozy just thinking about it. According to the Portland Press Herald, in 2015 our Maine candy making friends at Haven’s Candies in Westbrook created a confection to out do any giant solid chocolate bunny from our childhood. This thing is a monster! For Haven’s Candies 100th Anniversary that year, they celebrated by making what they'd hoped to be the largest chocolate sculpture in the world and it was something to represent Maine in the best possible way. It’s was a 418 pound milk chocolate lobster called “Shelby”, named after former owner, Shelby Putnam. “Shelby” is wicked long too, measuring 7 and 1/2 feet! Haven’s officially submitted the giant chocolate lobster to the Guinness Book of World Records.
I wonder how many chocolate bunnies were sacrificed to make Shelby?