Harry and Meghan's wedding cake has been revealed and it looks beautiful

Claire Ptak’s creation has finally been revealed. [Photo: Kensington Palace]
Claire Ptak’s creation has finally been revealed. [Photo: Kensington Palace]

Kensington Palace has revealed what the royal wedding cake, created by baker Claire Ptak and her team, looks like – and it’s a beauty.

The stunning lemon and elderflower sponge cake features four deconstructed tiers and features beautiful floral decorations.

On the 20th March it was revealed that pastry chef Ptak, owner of the fashionable Violet Bakery in East London, will be taking on the coveted baking role.

It was revealed at the time that she would creating a sponge inspired by ‘the bright flavours of spring’.

Rather than a traditional fruit cake, Harry and Meghan have chosen a lemon and elderflower number covered with buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers for their upcoming nuptials.

Just days ago, the Palace shared a photo of Claire Ptak, and head baker, Izaak Adams, as they put the finishing touches to the royal wedding cake.

Claire Ptak and <span>head baker Izaak Adams </span>work on Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding cake. [Photo: PA]
Claire Ptak and head baker Izaak Adams work on Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding cake. [Photo: PA]

The Palace gave a breakdown of the ingredients list, which includes an incredible 200 Amalfi lemons, 500 organic eggs from Suffolk and 10 bottles of Sandringham Elderflower Cordial.

Other ingredients include 20kgs of butter, 20kgs of flour and 20kgs of sugar.

Claire Ptak ices the famous cake. [Photo: PA]
Claire Ptak ices the famous cake. [Photo: PA]

She said at the time: “I can’t tell you how delighted I am to be chosen to make Prince Harry and Ms Markle’s wedding cake.

“Knowing that they really share the same values as I do about food provenance, sustainability, seasonality and most importantly flavour, makes this the most exciting event to be a part of.”

Click below to see the royal wedding cakes over the years…

For Kate and William’s wedding in 2011, Fiona Cairn baked them and eight-tier cake which featured up to 900 delicate sugar-paste flowers.

After the wedding, the Duke and Duchess decided to have the cake cut into over 600 slices given and breakfast while 4,000 slices sent out as gifts to the public.

It’s not yet known if Harry and Meghan will make a similar gesture, but we’re excited to see!

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