The cake is a recreation of the “Cuartel de la Montana”, the palace that Chavez famously stormed in 1992 as an army commander to protest Carlos Andres Perez’s government.
According to a local newspaper, the following ingredients were used :
- 720 eggs
- 23 kilos of butter
- 90 kilos of flour
- 90 kilos of sugar
- 44 gallons of milk
with the state sponsored food program. Evidently, the government’s priorities are elsewhere.