Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The Wedding Cake

The cake
The white four-leaf clover-shaped wedding cake is 330 cm high, and is made up of 11 tiers. A 125 cm daquise base (a soft almond meringue made from almond flour) is topped with chocolate crisp, followed by a fragilité base (a soft almond meringue made from almond paste). On top of this is a champagne mousse with a wild strawberry curd centre. This is followed by a layer of wild strawberry compote. Champagne mousse and daquise base are then layered, finishing off with champagne mousse.

Floral decorations made from pulled sugar (caramel)
The care is decorated with 100 handmade roses and 40 lilies, made from caramel.

Decoration base
The top of the cake is decorated with a wavy gelatine sugar layer. On top of this are edible triangular spirals in transparent gold and blue, made from isomalt sugar. At the top, the diameter of the cake is 25 cm. Here, the Crown Princess Couple´s monogram is reproduced in cast caramel.

Four-leaf clovers on the sides
The sides of the cake are decorated with four-leaf clovers, symbolising the Crown Princess Couple and their wedding.

Organic ingredients
More than 95 percent of the ingredients used to make the cake are organic. The few exceptions include the wild strawberries.

Weight 250 kg
The cake weighs 250 kg. The stand weighs just as much again.

1 comment:

  1. That is one amazing cake at 250KG. Wow! And who can beat delicious swedish wild strawberries :)