The Definitive List Of Royal Wedding Cakes
Check out some of the world's most wedding amazing cakes
It may come as no surprise that royal wedding cakes are among the most incredible the world's ever seen.
The massive and magnificent royal wedding cakes of royalty like Kate Middleton, Grace Kelley or Monaco, and Princess Diana are truly the things that fairy tale weddings are made of.
Here you'll find a collection of some of the most magnificent wedding cakes used in the wedding celebrations of various Kings and Queens as well as Prince and Princesses around the world. Learn which Prince and Princess or Kings and Queens preferred more modern styled wedding cakes and which royal couples went all out with wedding cakes that stood even taller than themselves.
You'll also find a number of royal wedding cakes that include a vast amount of symbolism and find out exactly what they meant to the royal couples who commissioned them.
So prepare your mouth to water as you check out some of the most beautiful, elegant, and impressive royal wedding cakes ever caught on film.
Prince William and Kate Middleton's Eight-Tiered Wedding Cake
Prince William and his bride Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, commissioned a magnificent eight tiered wedding cake for their 2011 union. The cake was designed not only to utilize some of the architectural designs from the reception room at Buckingham Palace where it was displayed, but also 900 iced flowers.
Kate told the cake’s designer that she’d like to include 17 different blooms and pieces of foliage on the cake, each of which contained their own symbolism, known as the “language of flowers.”
They included everything from the English rose, Scottish thistle, Welsh daffodil and Irish shamrock to Ivy which represents wedded love and white heather for protection and wishes comes true.
Prince Rainier III and Grace Kelly's Historical Wedding Cake
When Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III in 1956, no expense was spared when it came to their royal wedding cake, which was largely regarded as a culinary masterpiece. The stunning cake included six tiers and was taller than both the bride and groom.
The first level was made of 3D replicas of Monaco’s pink palace and scenes from Monaco’s history were gently crafted into each additional layer. The Monegasque crest was crafted in spun sugar between the fourth and fifth layers and the top was crowned with two cherubs with a replica of the crown of Monaco above their heads.
Queen Rania and King Abdullah Massive Rectangular Wedding Cake
When Queen Rania and King Abdullah of Jordan where married in 1993, their cake was so massive the couple decided to cut it with a sword. As you can see, the wedding cake of Jordan’s newest royal copal was a mutli-tiered rectangular wonder decked out in iced crowns and lace.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana Modernist Wedding Cake
When Prince Charles and Princess Diana where married in 1981, their royal wedding cake, prepared by chef David Avery of the Royal Naval Cookery School, stood over five feet tall. The beautiful, modern style cake included pillars that separated various layers which were decorated by Prince Charles and his family’s royal coat of arms as well as the couple’s first initials. At the top was a spray of roses, lilies of the valley, and orchids.
Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco's Spectacular, Flowered Wedding Cake
Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco went all out for their VIP wedding guests with a seven tiered royal wedding cake. Designed to pay homage to Princess Charlene's roots, the cake was decorated with Proteas, the national flower of South Africa.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip's 9 Ft. Tall Wedding Cake
When the still reigning Queen Elizabeth II married Prince Phillip in November of 1947, their royal wedding cake was a 500 lb. masterpiece. The 9 ft. tall, 4-tier cake was decked with roses and was so intricately decorated, it even depicted scenes from the couple's lives.
Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel's 11 Tier Wedding Cake
Prince Daniel and Princess Victoria of Sweden wed in 2010 the country’s Association of Bakers & Confectioners created an 11 tier masterpiece of a wedding cake as a gift for the couple. Best of all? Each of the tiers was in the shape of a lucky four-leaf clover.
Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones' 10 Ft. Tall Wedding Cake
For the 1999 wedding, Prince Edward and the soon to be Countess of Wessex not only broke with tradition by ordering a Devil's Food cake as their wedding cake, they also insisted on cutting in before dinner. The 10 ft. tall cake took baker Linda Fripp 515 hours to complete and was topped with tennis rackets as a tribute to the fundraiser where the couple met.
Crown Prince Pavlos and Princess Marie-Chantal's Royal Wedding Cake
Greece's Crown Prince Pavlos and heiress Marie-Chantal Miller may have had a magnificent wedding cake, but they didn't stop there. Pavlos and his bride additionally served 300 smaller cakes, one for each table, in addition to their main wedding cake. The eight-tiered cake was inspired by a Royal Collection of China.
As it turns out, one of the best things about marrying into royalty may be the massive amounts of wedding cake involved!
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