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Video: US Army celebrates 237th birthday with cupcake tank

That’s a lot of buttercream…

Secretary of the US Army John McHugh poses with the cupcake tank.
Secretary of the US Army John McHugh poses with the cupcake tank.
Image: US Army

THE US ARMY CELEBRATED its 237th birthday with an unusual but appropriately-themed cake: a fake tank made out of thousands of camouflage-coloured cupcakes.

The tasty tank, which also fired cupcakes, was part of week-long commemorations for the army anniversary and was unveiled yesterday at the Pentagon. The firing mechanism is powered by an air cannon inside the Abrams-shaped cupcake tank.

The tank weighs 1,100 kgs and was built from 5,000 mocha and buttercream cupcakes:


(Video uploaded by SNNLocalNews6)

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