In todays afternoon festivities harry and meghan had several small sweet treats on hand. From left to right princess dianas cake duchess kates cake and duchess meghans cake.
Prince william and his bride kate middleton had two wedding cakesone very traditional and the other a bit unusual.
Princess kate wedding cake. Meghan markle kate middleton and princess diana. London based designer sophie cabot created a red velvet and chocolate cake with a modern feel a statement from buckingham palace noted. Not just one cake would do for prince charles and princess diana who served 27 at their july 29 1981 wedding.
We met then but on the actual day of the wedding i had a phone call from the queens pastry chef saying that the cake was beyond william and kates expectations. It featured the rich colours of. While most were donated by royal watchers the couples official cake was prepared by chef david avery of the royal naval cookery school.
Prince william and his bride catherine duchess of cambridge cut the first slice of the magnificent eight tiered wedding. Yes brandy the alcohol helps preserve it. Royal weddings then and now.
They celebrated their love for each other today in a lavish royal wedding ceremony at westminster abbey and this is the extraordinary cake that they enjoyed at the reception. At william and kates 2011 wedding both a traditional fruitcake and a chocolate biscuit grooms cake were served. The wedding of prince william and catherine middleton took place on 29 april 2011 at westminster abbey in london.
In fact before they approached her to make their wedding cake william and kate were already familiar with our fruitcake cairns says. Before baking the royal wedding cake in 2011 cairns had made several cakes that the royal familyincluding prince charles and princess dianahad eaten at various events in the past. Princess eugenie and jack brooksbanks wedding cake has been revealed ahead of their afternoon reception at windsor castle.
Ripleys owns six slices of royal wedding cake two pieces each from the weddings of queen elizabeth princess di and princess kate middleton. The couple asked local baker fiona cairns to create the main royal wedding cake whichas is customary in the united kingdomwas crafted in fruitcake. Leicestershire was chosen in february 2011 to create the wedding cake.
Prince harry and meghan markles wedding cake breaks with centuries of royal tradition unlike the monumental confections of yore which were so solid that brides needed a special saw to make the first cut. I did hear from kate personally after the wedding when the cake and her dress later went on display at buckingham palace. This icebox cake is a favorite tea cake of the prince his late mother princess diana and queen elizabeth ii.
More surprising than the cakes. Although red velvet is reported as the most popular wedding cake flavor worldwide these are all the traditional brandy infused fruitcake.