the main cake is by cake-designer Fiona Cairns, who started her business in the kitchen of her home 25 years ago. Now along with her husband Kishore Patel they operate the business out of a state-of-the-art bakery in Leicestershire and supply cakes to Harrods, Selfridges, John Lewis and Waitrose. (yes you too cake get your hands on one of her cakes.)
|some of fionas cakes that are avilible via waitrose|
Its said that the cake will be delicate, modern but with vintage aspects. the cake will also feature the symbols of the four nations: an English rose, a Scottish thistle, a Welsh daffodil and an Irish shamrock.
The 600 guests at the wedding breakfast will also be treated to William’s childhood favourite, the McVitie’s chocolate biscuit cake. Buckingham Palace has sent the recipe to chefs at McVitie’s, who will make an outsized version including 1,700 biscuits and nearly 40lb of chocolate. ‘It will be decorated with chocolate display work which will be contemporary, modern and elegant.