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Kate Middleton's Eight-Tiered $80,000 Wedding Fruit Cake with Untraditional Frosting

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Imagine owning a piece of culinary artistry that has captivated the world. This eight-tiered wedding cake, created by the renowned pastry chef Fiona Cairns and her talented team, recently made headlines as it went under the hammer at the prestigious California-based auction house, Julien's Auctions.

The eight-tiered wedding cake, made by pastry chef Fiona Cairns and her team, went under hammer at California-based auction house, Julien's Auctions. A representative of the auction house has confirmed the selling price but not disclosed the buyer's identity, according to E! News. 

Imagine owning a piece of culinary artistry that has captivated the world. This eight-tiered wedding cake, created by the renowned pastry chef Fiona Cairns and her talented team, recently made headlines as it went under the hammer at the prestigious California-based auction house, Julien's Auctions.

Kate Middleton's Eight-Tiered Wedding Cake Slice
Source: IB Times
Per IBT.com, "A piece of the royal wedding cake of Prince William and Kate Middleton has sold for $4,160 (£2,588) at an auction." (Excerpt, 9/11/23. ibtimes.co.uk)
The eight-tiered wedding cake, made by pastry chef Fiona Cairns and her team, is a towering confection crafted by the magical hands of pastry wizard Fiona Cairns and her band of merry bakers!
Royal wedding cake designs
Source: Brides.com
 
Prince William and Kate Middleton married on 29 April, 2011 at Westminster Abbey. The wedding cake was as much important ingredient of the nuptial as the wedding dress of Kate Middleton. The wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton took place on 29 April, 2011 at Westminster Abbey, a historic venue for such a joyous occasion.
Kate-middleton-prince-william-wedding-cake
Source: Brides.com
 
Kate's wedding cake:
  • grand sweet fruit cake
  • adorned with fine details of flowers, petals, leaves and other embellishments
  • apiece of lace from Kate's wedding dress put onto the cake
  • 220 pounds
  • costs around $80,000USD
  • 8-tiers
  • three feet tall
  • made with a sugar paste base instead of the harder royal icing
  • they chose to have a smaller cake than Charles and Diana's five-foot wedding cake
Was the whole cake was Kate's idea? YES! 
"It was all her idea. She's a very creative person and that's why it was so special. A lot of people thought the royal wedding was a very grand affair but it was also very personal," Fiona Cairns told HELLO! per IBTimes.com via an online interview.
Brides.com wedding cakeSource: Brides.com

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