Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding baker shares the photo of the team behind the beautiful cake
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Royal Wedding baker reveal her dream job got ‘even better’ on their special day – and shares a photo of the team behind the gorgeous cake on their second birthday
- Claire Ptak created the flower cake for the Sussexes Royal Wedding two years ago
- Took to Instagram to wish Harry and Meghan a happy 2nd wedding party
- Praised her baker team behind the masterpiece of elderflower and lemon
The baker behind Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s gorgeous wedding cake wished the couple a happy second anniversary – and shared a photo of the team behind the masterpiece.
Claire Ptak, owner of Violet bakery in East London, took to Instagram on Sunday to share her good wishes.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle two years ago (May 19).
Confectioner Claire, who provided the ‘typically spring and British’ elderflower and lemon tart, wrote about it Instagram that her “dream job got even better that day.”
Claire Ptak, owner of the Violet bakery in East London, took to Instagram on Sunday to share her good wishes ahead of Harry and Meghan’s wedding anniversary
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot two years ago (May 19) at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle (photo)
In an extra post, she thanked her ‘dream team’ and added, ‘I can’t believe this was two years ago. I love these bakers so much. It was an epic challenge and we did a good job. ‘
Claire also gave credit to Sunspel Clothing, who supplied their crisp white uniforms and pale yellow aprons to coordinate the color with the cake for the special occasion.
The team spent five days baking and glazing the individual layers of the spectacular creation at Buckingham Palace before transporting them individually to the site.
There they collected the cake on the morning of the big day, prior to the reception.
In an additional post, Claire thanked her ‘dream team’, pictured at Buckingham Palace, adding, ‘I can’t believe this was two years ago. I love these bakers so much. It was an epic challenge and we took it ‘
Prior to the wedding, Kensington Palace announced that lemon and elderflower were chosen to incorporate the ‘bright flavors of spring’.
The ingredients list included 200 Amalfi lemons, 500 organic eggs from Suffolk, 20 kg of butter, 20 kg of flour, 20 kg of sugar and 10 bottles of Sandringham elderflower syrup.
The cake was decorated with an elderflower-infused Swiss meringue buttercream, described by Claire as ‘satiny and super tasty’, and decorated with 150 fresh flowers, including roses and peonies.
Claire also shared this image of the last cake at Windsor Castle, presented on gold plates and decorated with fresh roses and peonies
In a video released by Kensington Palace prior to the wedding, Claire described the texture as “ really beautiful. ”
Violet Bakery is currently closed due to the closure of Covid-19, but Claire shares some of her delicious recipes with fans on social media.
She recently shared a photo of a flowerless chocolate cake, revealing, ‘I always tend to over-mix my baking. The lighter the touch, the lighter the result in most cases. ‘