King Charles, Queen Camilla’s wedding cake is up for auction
King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla wed on April 9, 2005 after years of undercover romance and now, 17 years later, a slice of their marriage ceremony cake is up for public sale.
In line with Categorical UK, a royal marriage ceremony memento tin containing a slice of cake from the royal marriage ceremony of then-Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles is anticipated to fetch as much as £600 when it’s auctioned at Keys auctioneers in Aylsham, Norfolk, subsequent week.
The piece of cake in query comes from the couple’s massive fruitcake, which was put collectively for his or her historic marriage ceremony by Daybreak Blunden, proprietor of Sophisticake Cake Store in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.
In line with the bakery’s personal disclosure, the cake was constructed from 1,080 eggs and 20 bottles of brandy, with Blunden revealing that the then Prince of Wales Charles commissioned them to make the cake after tasting samples that they had on the market to him in had despatched to his Highgrove present store.
In line with Blunden, the chance got here after her son Darren, who had cooked for Charles, instructed him about his mom’s enterprise.
“A couple of months later we have been requested to attend a gathering at Clarence Home in London to debate the marriage cake. As soon as we acquired the order, we had simply 4 weeks to plan, bake and adorn not solely the large marriage ceremony cake ourselves, but in addition 2,500 further cake slices for particular commemorative tins, all in secret!” stated Blunden.
Tim Blyth of the Keys stated of the public sale: “With the accession of a brand new King and the following appointment of Prince William as the brand new Prince of Wales, curiosity in royal memorabilia could be very excessive in the intervening time and we anticipate vigorous bidding for these two items of historical past .”