A female competitive eater with more than 30 Guinness World Record titles has smashed an Oldham restaurant's French toast challenge in an impressive time.

The task, which takes place at the award-winning Diggle Lock cafe on Huddersfield Road, asks competitors to clear 3.5kg of French toast, which is also stacked high with toppings, within 30 minutes.

Jamie Collins, the owner of Diggle Lock and chef, said it is made up of an entire Pullmans loaf, sourced from Rogers Bakers in Marsden, that is then baked in a giant square tin.

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It is then smothered in whipped mascarpone, macerated berries, maple, white chocolate and almond crumble.

The Oldham Times: BeardMeatsFood finished the challenge in 22 minutesBeardMeatsFood finished the challenge in 22 minutes (Image: BeardsMeatsFood/Diggle Lock)

Those who manage to complete the challenge not only gain "legendary status" but a Diggle Lock goodie bag and an exclusive Diggle Lock 'winner's spoon'.

The meal itself is free for those who complete it while losers have to pay £30.

In June last year, famous YouTuber BeardMeatsFood came all the way from Leeds to step up to the then unbeatable challenge which he described as a "brick" of French toast.

The YouTuber, who is also a qualified personal trainer, competitive eater and the "13th best eater on planet earth", managed to complete the task in just 22 minutes.

Now, a new professional eater has not only stepped up to the mark but has consumed the 7lb 'brick' in less than half the time.

Leah Shutkever from Birmingham is Great Britain's number one female competitive eater and has 33 Guinness World Records to her name to date.

The Oldham Times: The 33-year-old has more than 30 Guinness World Records to her name The 33-year-old has more than 30 Guinness World Records to her name (Image: Leah Shutkever)

Her records include the most chicken nuggets eaten in a minute (around 19 nuggets), the fastest time to eat a head of lettuce (46.53 seconds) and several of 'the most' items eaten within a minute, such as eight tomatoes, 23 mini gherkins, 20 marshmallows and 303g of spring rolls.

Among her titles also include the fastest time to eat a muffin with no hands, the fastest time to eat a hot dog with no hands, the fastest time to eat three pickled eggs (7.80 seconds) and the fastest time to eat a bowl of pasta, which she did in 17.03 seconds.

She can also chow down on a whole cucumber in 27.16 seconds, swallow 12 sausages whole within a minute, eat 500g of mozzarella in 1 minute 2.34 seconds and eat a whole Terry's chocolate orange in 57.14 seconds.

Posting to her Facebook page, which has more than 1.5 million followers, Leah visited the Diggle restaurant to take on the French toast challenge, which she estimates to come in at a whopping 10,000 calories.

Tucking into the meal, she described the mountain of French toast as "glorious" and "delicious".

She added: "The cream. The fruit. So I'm actually in heaven.

"I'm living the absolute dream.

"I saw the chef hand whipping the cream and that is a love language."

The Oldham Times: Leah with her winnings Leah with her winnings (Image: Leah Shutkever)

The 33-year-old said she had a "wonderful time" at the restaurant and managed to put away all 3.5kg in what looked like an effortless nine minutes and 31 seconds.

She added: "I just ate 10,000 calories in 10 minutes, that's just entered my mind and blown it completely. That's also disgusting.

"I'm absolutely over the moon because I really enjoyed it and was just delicious scenes the entire way through.

"I got to the end and I didn't want to rush it. It was glorious."

She then held up her winnings from the challenge which included a Diggle Lock tote bag and an engraved wooden spoon. 

The challenge comes as Leah teased she'll be going for her 34th Guinness World Record for the fastest time to eat a burrito.

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