Monday, 23 July 2012

Royal Wedding Cakes: Day 2 - Prince Charles and Diana Princess of Wales

Royal Wedding Cakes: Day 2 - Prince Charles and Diana Princess of Wales
Official Royal Wedding Cake

This Hexagonal cake was the official cake for the Wedding of Charles and Diana, Wednesday, 29 July 1981.

23 Official Wedding Cakes were made for the day. A very plain traditional looking cake, with Royal Iced collars and coats of arms around, finished with fresh flowers.

Head baker for the Royal Naval cooking school, (David Avery) made the cake. It took 14 weeks, and the bottom layer took 12 hours to bake.

Amongst the other suppliers were Mary Ford of Southbourne, Bournemouth, who delivered a spectacular cake designed by Eddie Spence MBE, the cake was driven to London in Limousine!
Another wedding cake was made by a Beligian Pattiserie Chef A. Sender.









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