Your First Look at Princess Eugenie's Wedding Cake

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Updated 10/12/18


Let them eat cake! Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have just said their "I Do's" and now it's time to party! While we loved seeing the the star-studded guest list and the bride's gown, we might be most excited about seeing the couple's wedding cake!

The Duke of York shared a first look at the couple's delicious wedding cake on Instagram, writing in a caption, "Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Wedding Cake, a red velvet and chocolate Cake designed by London-based baker Sophie Cabot, has been inspired by the rich colours of autumn. #RoyalWedding"

The stunning confection appears to be four tiers of cake, covered in a white icing and decorated with the fall foliage and the couple's monogram.



Over the weekend, the palace revealed that Eugenie's chosen cake designer, Sophie Cabot, will be creating a lavish red velvet and chocolate confection for the event. "Princess Eugenie of York and Mr Brooksbank have asked London based cake designer Sophie Cabot to make their wedding cake," read a press release. "The red velvet and chocolate cake will be a traditional cake, with a modern feel. It will incorporate the rich colours of autumn in its design and will be covered with detailed sugar work including ivy."

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According to People, Cabot has been busy baking the royal wedding cake, having arrived at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. The two-day operation has been anything but easy—the cake has to feed a reported 850 wedding guests at the Queen's luncheon reception, after all!—with the expert baker using 400 eggs, 53 packs of unsalted butter, 33 pounds of organic self-rising flour, and 44 pounds of sugar to create the confection. Other ingredients in the cake include vanilla essence, vanilla bean paste, and red food coloring. Cabot included hand-painted autumnal designs on her masterpiece.

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According to People, Cabot, 33, told reporters that she feels “very honored" about being chosen to bake the big-day dessert. "The couple were very relaxed, very comfortable," she said of the tasting. "I got the feeling the cake was something they were very excited about."

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“I am incredibly excited to be given this wonderful opportunity to create such a special and unique cake," said the baker. "It has been lovely working with Princess Eugenie and Jack and I really hope they enjoy the cake on the day.”

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