Kendal Mint cake has been made in Kendal in the Lake District since Favourite of explorers for it's high sugar energy content and a favourite of mine, though if you eat too much you think you can climb Mount Everest!
Kendal mint cakes - full of minty carb-filled sugary goodness! Supposed favorite of hill climbers in the British Lake District - has been taken on many an Himalayan expedition. Even better covered in chocolate!
Kendal Mint Cake is the original high energy food bar! Romney's Kendal Mint Cake was the first Mint Cake to be successfully carried to the top of Mount Everest on May 1953 this being the first successful expedition to the summit!
Romney's were approached by the 1953 expedition to Everest, to see whether he could supply mint cake to them within 7 days. Sir Edmund Hillary and Sirdar Tensing ate this mint cake on top of Everest as they gazed at the countryside down below.