Friday, 16 October 2009

Record breaking Scooby Snack donated to Dogs Trust plus Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins competition!!

You couldn’t call it half-baked. The world’s largest dog biscuit has been created to celebrate the release of Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins on DVD and the new Scooby-Doo playset and has been kindly donated to Dogs Trust for all their canine residents to enjoy .

Prepared by the Canine Cookie Company for Warner Bros, the record-breaking, monster snack measures a staggering 11ft by 4ft making this treat 2,332 times the size of an average dog biscuit. Manoeuvring the giant treat is no small feat either: weighing in at a whopping 105kg (16.5 stone), it needs several burly men to carry and beats the previous record-holder by 33kg.

Video of the making of the giant cookie plus pictures from the Dogs Trust presentation will follow on the blog later today.
  • The World’s largest Scooby snack has been officially awarded the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest dog biscuit granted on Thursday 8th October 2009.
  • The giant Scooby Snack took a team of 5 people to make: 2 bakers, one assistant and two chefs & 7 people to lift and transport it.
  • Ingredients included: 51kg plain flour, 21kg vegetable oil, 21kg agave and 140 eggs. The baking process took a day and included 1hr to prepare – grease and lay silicone paper in a baking tray, mix all the ingredients. The mix was poured into the mould and rolled out using standard rolling pins. It was then put into the oven and baked for 4 hours at 160 degrees centigrade. The biscuit was left to cool and then iced.
Now Dogs Trust supporters have the chance to win two Scooby-Doo goodie bags, including a copy of Scooby-Do! The Mystery Begins.

Unleashed in the UK on October 12, this latest, full-length live action movie tells the never-before-seen story of how the Mystery Inc. gang came together and reveals the trials and tribulations of their very first action-packed adventure - all using the latest CGI technology.

To mark the release of the most hotly anticipated DVD of the year, Dogs Trust has teamed up with Warner Home Video to offer 4 lucky readers the chance to win a copy of Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins on DVD. To be one of the first to get your hands on the awesome prequel to the first two blockbuster movies featuring Scooby-Doo! and the gang, all you need to do is answer the following question:

Q: What is Scooby-Doo’s favourite food?

A: Doggy Drops
B: Scooby Snacks
C: Beastie Bites

To enter, email with the answer and your name and address (you will not be added to any mailing lists). Please don't post the answer here - we won't publish it or include it in our draw.

The deadline is today - 16th October 2009 - at 4:30pm*. Good luck!

*UK only entrants this time, please!

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