From this morning's news. Can't wait to see this
Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen Leicestershire, England-based cake designer, Fiona Cairns to create the cake for their April 29 wedding, a Palace spokesperson tells UsMagazine.com in a statement.
"The wedding cake will be a multi-tiered traditional fruit cake," said the rep. "The cake, which will be decorated with cream and white icing, will have a strong British floral theme using elements of the Joseph Lambeth technique."
Cairns, who began her business 25 years ago, was selected for her "creative style" and use of traditional British ingredients.
But those royal wedding guests craving chocolate need not fret.
"In addition, the couple have asked McVities Cake Company to create a chocolate biscuit cake for the reception at Buckingham Palace," said the rep. "The chocolate biscuit cake will be made from a Royal Family recipe and was specially requested by Prince William."
No doubt it will be stunning! I too am anxious about seeing it!!
A groom's cake will now be a part of English Weddings. That armadillo cake in "Steel Magnolias" created a whole new custom out side the southern U.S.
I wonder if this will start a trend back to fruitcake for weddings, I rarely do them these days . Only at Christmas time. I love it when I do get to do one as you can have the cake made heaps ahead .
I was looking up Fiona Cairns after reading she was chosen to make the cake, and came across this. My my!
Prince William and Kate Middletons choice of a multitiered fruit cake for their wedding breakfast, by Fiona Cairns, has raised eyebrows. Im surprised theyve chosen someone who designs cakes for a supermarket, one rival sniffed. Nick Fox