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Last Updated: Tuesday December 07 2004 16:52 GMT

A totally chocolate nativity scene!

These chefs are preparing a nativity with a difference - the entire scene will be made out of chocolate. Yum!
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These chefs are preparing a nativity with a difference - the entire scene will be made out of chocolate. Yum!
The choc-tastic nativity has been built in Naples in southern Italy.
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The choc-tastic nativity has been built in Naples in southern Italy.
One of the chefs is just finishing the last details on the chocolate baby Jesus.
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One of the chefs is just finishing the last details on the chocolate baby Jesus.
The nativity includes over 100 chocolate statues like this one. The whole scene took over 4500 hours to create.
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The nativity includes over 100 chocolate statues like this one. The whole scene took over 4500 hours to create.
More than 30 pastry chefs helped to make the chocolate nativity. They think it will be the biggest choccy nativity ever built.
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More than 30 pastry chefs helped to make the chocolate nativity. They think it will be the biggest choccy nativity ever built.
The organisers think that they might put the whole nativity in one of the city's squares so that anyone living in Naples can  visit the nativity and break a bit off to try!
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The organisers think that they might put the whole nativity in one of the city's squares so that anyone living in Naples can visit the nativity and break a bit off to try!



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