Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baker has started work on the royal wedding cake.
It will consist of lemon sponge, elderflower syrup, lemon curd, and buttercream.
Take a look at the photos and video below to see what it looks like so far.
The cake which will be eaten by the guests at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding has been unveiled — and it looks great.
Video footage published by the Royal Family on social media early Friday morning shows Californian baker Claire Ptak at work on it in her kitchen.
🎥 Watch as baker Claire Ptak begins work on the #RoyalWedding Cake! pic.twitter.com/OTdcF9hc0a
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 18, 2018
The cake is a emon sponge, with elderflower syrup drizzled on top.
Between the layers are lemon curd and Swiss meringue buttercream with elderflower — a combination of flavours that will make the cake taste sweet and tart at the same time.
Kensington Palace published an ingredients list shortly after the video went live.
It said the cake contains:
200 Amalfi lemons
500 organic eggs from Suffolk
20kgs of butter
20kgs of flour
20kgs of sugar
10 bottles of Sandringham Elderflower Cordial
Three types of peonies and four types of roses will also adorn the top of the cake in its final, fully-decoarted version. There are no photos of that yet.
Since the peonies and roses aren’t edible, they will be plucked from the cake and replaced with edible rose petals when slices of the cake are served to the guests.
As of Friday, the cake and icing are ready, but are still in separate parts — the final touches will be made on the big day. The cake will be assembled at Windsor Castle, with the flowers placed on top at the last moment.
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Source:: Business Insider