Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States / April 15, 2009
Areen Movsessian of Classic Bakery owns a fondant topped cupcake appraised at $42,000, a new world record. The cupcake was embellished with nine .75 ct. round diamonds, and finished with one 3 ct. round-cut diamond, donated by Jonathan Mervis. This value of this cupcake beat the previous record by $12,000.
The dessert was designed in Gaithersburg, Maryland on April 15, 2009. Alan Tarwater and Jonathan Mervis were present as witnesses.