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Dubai's largest chocolate Easter egg goes on display

The 2.5-metre tall, 200 kilogram egg has over 436,000 calories.

Dubai's largest chocolate Easter egg goes on display

A massive, 200-kilogram chocolate Easter egg being billed as the city's largest has gone on display at Fairmont Dubai. 

Located in the hotel lobby, the 2.5-metre tall egg - which contains more than 436,000 calories - will be on display through April 8. 

The egg, created by executive pastry Chef Romain Castet, has 80 kilograms of 55 percent dark chocolate.

It took Fairmont Dubai’s engineering and culinary team four weeks to handcraft the massive centerpiece ahead of Easter celebrations on April 1.

Chef Romain Castet said constructing the egg wasn’t easy due to its enormous size.

"But it is definitely one of the most Instagrammable lobby centerpieces our guests have ever seen,” he said.

With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont is part of AccorHotels, which has over 4,200 hotels, resorts and residences, along with 10,000 private homes around the globe.

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