Royal wedding cake details revealed: 200 Amalfi lemons, 500 organic eggs plus more delicious things you need to know

Kensington Palace has shared specifics about Harry and Meghan’s matrimonial cake.

by: Katy Rose | 18 May 2018
 
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Harry and Meghan’s big day is a mere few hours away, and the eyes of the world are strained on Windsor Castle as details are slowly being released by Prince Harry’s Press Office at Kensington Palace, London. 


The young couple’s refreshingly modern approach is evident in how they’ve chosen to personalise their very-public wedding day. 

We earlier reported that the couple had asked celebrity baker, Claire Ptak of Violet Bakery, London to work on the confectionery for their big day. Claire is well known for her unusual flavours and rustic composition, topped with fresh flowers and her signature buttercream frosting. A Spring wedding calls for fresh, light flavours and Harry and Meghan’s choice is spot on! Featuring fresh Amalfi lemon curd, and a lemon sponge drizzled with elderflower syrup, the cake is bright, fresh and very romantic. 

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Of course the cake is enormous! The ingredients used for the cake reflect a focus on sustainability and responsible sourcing, with ingredients from all over the United Kingdom going into the mix. The cake will be of multiple tiers, and require 20 kgs of butter, 500 organic eggs from Suffolk and 20 kgs of flour! 

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Claire and her team will assemble the cake at Windsor Castle, finishing off with fresh flowers at the last minute on Saturday. With 600 guests invited to the wedding reception, the cake is not only a fabulous showcase, but will be served to Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Charles and other royal guests to enjoy this Saturday. 

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