Global Village entered the Guinness World Records by preparing the largest cup of hot tea in the world in association with Emirates Culinary Guild، Aquafina and Lipton، Gulf today reported.
The tea cup was 4.7 metres high، sufficient to hold 4،500 litres of tea.
The cup، which was put on display at Global Village on Jan.22، will be there till Feb.1، 2018.
It took 120 chefs several hours to make the 4،500 litres of Karak tea live at Global Village and the tea was to be served free with over 45،000 cups on offer to all visitors at Global Village. The ingredients used by the chefs to prepare 4،500 litres of Karak tea، in addition to the vast amounts of water، included 155kg of tea powder، 300kg of milk powder، 380kg of sugar، 7.5kg of cloves، 155kg of ginger، 47kg of cinnamon sticks، and 47kg of cardamom powder.
All this was brewed for several hours in over 4،500 litres of water to create the best possible and authentic taste.
Visitors were allowed to have as much Karak tea as they wanted for free and were also advised to bring their own teapot، flask، dallah or container of any size.