Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will obtain a recreation of their 9ft-tall wedding ceremony cake to mark their 70th anniversary.
The royal couple will have the ability to see the spectacular calorific deal with as soon as once more after cooks at Le Cordon Bleu spent months creating the unbelievable cake, which weighs 500lbs and consists of 660 eggs and practically 4 gallons of rum.
Whereas it might’ve been their dessert for months, Elizabeth, 91, and Philip, 96, will solely get to maintain the highest tier, with the underside three sections heading to charities and nursing houses in addition to pensioners on the Royal Hospital Chelsea, west London.
Head patisserie chef Julie Walsh admitted it was a troublesome job as a result of there was no authentic template.
She informed the Sunday Specific newspaper: “The venture had its challenges because of the sheer measurement and scale.
“Each element needed to be hand drawn to type a template as a result of no authentic existed.”
Whereas the royal couple’s spectacular wedding ceremony cake has been recreated to mark their anniversary, the pair is not going to have a nationwide celebration to see within the platinum occasion on November 20.
A royal supply just lately mentioned: “Any celebration might be a non-public, household affair.
“There might be no public occasion.”
The pair beforehand marked their silver, golden and diamond wedding ceremony anniversaries with nationwide companies of thanksgiving, which had been held at London’s Westminster Abbey.
Nevertheless, a tune, ‘Royal Platinum Love Track’, has been composed by Russian Olga Thomas, and options Australian tenor Daniel Koek and soprano Joanna Forest, to mark the occasion, and double-headed platinum cash might be launched.