Thursday, 5 May 2011

Is it too late to write about Kate's Cake???!!

Better late than never- how could I not stop by and do a note on THE Royal Wedding Cake???

Fiona Cairn from Leicestershire and her team made this cake - she supplies the likes of Selfridges and Harrods.

This 9 tiered baby took 5 weeks to create.

Do I like it ? Yes and No - I guess it has to be suitably embellished to compete against the surrounding elegant setting ... perhaps a little too much for my liking .... but perfect for a princess!

What I love about this cake is the detail and thought that went into it - Kate gave detailed instructions to include 17 different types of flowers for their meanings... 
the "language of love"...I detail some below

Sweet William: Grant me one smile
Honeysuckle: The bond of Love
Lily of the Valley: Sweetness, Humility
Apple Blossom: Preference, Good fortune
Daisy: Innocence, Beauty, Simplicity
White Heather: Protection, Wishes come true

and many many more..... I am SUCH a hopeless romantic.
How can you not become lost in that list?

The fourth tier featured intricate garlands, reflecting the architechtural details in the room.

The cake was traditional fruit - and the bride was suitably impressed. The detailing is mindblowingly exquisite.

What do we all think of the cake?


  1. It's never too late to talk about the Royal Wedding... How could you ever cut into it though I wouldn't want to ruin it! x

  2. That is such a beautiful cake. You just wouldn't want to cut it though would you? xxx

  3. very elegant. i like it, some gold accents might have been pretty.

  4. Such a beautiful cake, the amount of detail that went into is is amazing. x

  5. I loved the cake, thought it as absolutely beautiful xx

  6. Its so beautiful, did you see the cake made from Rich Tea biscuits? lol it actually looked amazing x x

  7. That's such a classy and elegant cake, but my favorite part is the garlands in the last pic! :) x