Prince Harry and Meghan Markle break tradition again, with this very unusual wedding cake
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle seem to have picked out their wedding cake, and we have proof!
Ever since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle started dating, there has been speculation about their secret engagement and future plans. And from the time they announced their engagement, we've seen many wild-card guesses about the royal wedding, right from the bridal dress, to the bridesmaids and groomsmen, the guest list, and the wedding cake.
So far, we've had confirmation on the venue of the highly anticipated wedding. The royal wedding will take place at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in May 2018. Now, we seem to have one more confirmation on the nuptials. It looks like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have picked their wedding cake, and what a cake it is!
It looks like the royal couple will kick off the royal reception by cutting a banana cake together! Now, they're breaking yet another tradition by going ahead with the banana cake, instead of the traditional fruit cake soaked in alcohol that we see in high-profile royal ceremonies. And from what we hear, the tropical fruit is dear to both Harry and Meghan.
If you're wondering why the couple has opted for a banana cake: Harry's former royal chef, Darren McGrady, who cooked for Prince William and Prince Harry from 1993 to 1997, said in an interview with Hello! magazine, "They liked comfort-food dishes. They loved banana flan, anything with banana really, banana ice cream."
Meghan, too, posted a cutesy banana picture on her Instagram handle last year, with the caption - Sleep tight - and two kisses.
While speculation on their wedding details will go on until the D-Day, here are 14 other cakes from royal weddings around the world.
14. Prince Albert and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
The parents of Queen Elizabeth II got married in April 1923.
13. Prince George and Princess Marina
The Duke of Kent married Princess Marina of Greece in 1934.
12. Princess Elizabeth and Phillip Mountbatten
The future queen of England married Duke of Edinburgh in 1947. The cake was weighed 500 pounds, stood at nine feet tall, and took two weeks to make.
11. King Constantine and princess Anne-Marie
King Constantine of Greece married Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark, uniting the two kingdoms in 1964.
10. Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips
Queen Elizabeth II's daughter married Mark in 1973. The two separated in 1989.
9. Princess Diana and Prince Charles
Princess Di married England's Prince Charles in 1981. Their wedding cake weighed 225 pounds and was five feet tall.
8. Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit
The crown prince of Norway and his new wife had a seven-layer wedding cake on their D-Day in 2001.
7. Princess Maxima and Crown Prince Willem-Alexander
The crown prince of Netherlands married Princess Maxima in 2002 and the two cut their cake with a sword.
6. Crown Prince Hamzah Bin Al Hussein and Princess Noor
The crown prince of Jordan married Princess Noor in Amman in 2004. The couple is now divorced.
5. Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling
The crown princess and heir to the Swedish throne married gym trainer Westling in 2010.
4. Prince Rashid bin El Hassan and Princess Zeina
Jordan's prince married Princess Zeina in 2011 and their wedding cake could not have been more extravagant.
3. Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock
South African Olympic swimmer Wittstock married the son of Grace Kelley and Prince Rainier III - Prince Albert in 2011. The sparkling cake was embellished with cornucopia, flowers, and lots of stars.
2. Kate Middleton and Prince William
The now-Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married in 2011. Pieces of this wedding cake are still up for auction today.
1. Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist
The prince of Sweden married model Sofia in 2015. The couple diverged from tradition and cut a rather simple cake on their wedding.
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