Royal wedding: Details of Harry and Meghan's cake revealed

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Royal wedding cake baker Claire Ptak is keeping her recipe for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day under wraps for now.

Kensington Palace said the couple asked the professional to make a creation incorporating "the bright flavours of spring" for their May 19 wedding. "It will be covered with buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers", the palace said on social media. According to another Kensington tweet, "Claire Ptak, who was raised in California, focuses on using seasonal and organic ingredients in her cakes". Ptak has been asked to make the wedding cake for the forthcoming marriage of Britain's Prince Harry to his United States fiancee, Meghan Markle.

"Knowing that they really share the same values as I do about food provenance, sustainability, seasonality and most importantly flavor, makes this the most exciting event to be a part of", Ptak said.

Mini cupcakes at Ms Ptak's bakery start at £1.50, and her wedding cakes are priced on request.

Pastry chef Ms Ptak might take inspiration from a lemony recipe which belongs to her mother. "Perhaps a biscuit and chocolate cake, which is a royal favourite?"

It might be magic, but the icing on this cake is the exact subdued pink hue as the flowers on top.

Now that the cake is in place, it's time to talk wedding dresses!

The owner of the trendy Violet Bakery in Hackney, east London, has written of Elisabeth Ptak's "legendary lemon bars".

Prince William and Catherine's cake for the 2011 wedding was made by Fiona Cairns, and was a more traditional fruit cake, with the couple understood to have kept one of the eight tiers for the christening of their first child.

The guest list has not been released, and the designer of Markle's dress has so far been kept secret.



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