From royalty to music legends, travel back in time to see the treats served at these famous nuptials

Who: Phillip Mountbatten & Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (later Queen Elizabeth II)

When: 1947

The royal couple’s 4-tier cake was created by British snack food company McVities & Price and measured 9 feet high and weighed 500 pounds.

Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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