Royal Wedding: Have You Seen The Sweet & Sour N11M Cake?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding cake is different and special.
The royal wedding cake baker, Claire Ptak of London’s Violet Bakery, said it would not be a traditional layered cake, but will be served in three different pieces.
The Wedding cake according to the royal families social media page will have 200 lemons!
Creating a sweet and sour wedding cake.
The official royal family and Kensington Palace Twitter accounts broke down the contents of the cake.
Sighting that the cake is made up of lemon sponge, an elderflower syrup drizzle, it has an Amalfi lemon curd, and then it has a Swiss meringue buttercream with elderflower.
The cake took five days and six people to complete.
Since Meghan and Harry will likely need 600 servings for the guests at the reception, that would bring the cost of their wedding cake to about $4,228
Then we factor in the $135 Ptak charges for fresh flowers and assembling the cake on site.
The wedding cake is to be served at the Reception. It was designed by Claire Ptak and features elderflower syrup made at The Queen’s residence in Sandringham from the estate’s own elderflower trees, as well as a light sponge cake uniquely formulated for the couple. #royalwedding pic.twitter.com/kt5lE4tEn9— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 19, 2018
If, as is tradition, Prince Charles decides to send out another 4,000 slices as gifts, that would add an additional about $28,192 to the bill, bringing the total to over $32,555.
The delivery fee, which isn’t listed on her site, so this brings the amount to more than 11 million Naira!