More details about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding have been released, with Kensington Palace announcing the pastry chef the pair have selected for their special day.
The official account wrote: 'For their wedding cake Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have chosen pastry chef Claire Ptak, owner of the London-based bakery @violetcakeslondon. The couple have asked Claire to create a lemon elderflower cake that will incorporate the bright flavours of spring. It will be covered with buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers,.'
They added: 'Claire Ptak, who was raised in California, focuses on using seasonal and organic ingredients in her cakes. Ms. Markle previously interviewed Chef Ptak for her lifestyle website The Tig. Prince Harry and Ms. Markle are looking forward to sharing the cake with guests at their wedding at Windsor Castle on May 19th.'
The royal wedding will take place on May 19 at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.
Kensington Palace confirmed that after the ceremony, Prince Harry and his bride will complete an open carriage ride through the surrounding streets, which they encourage the public to attend.
'Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle are hugely grateful for the many good wishes they have received since announcing their engagement,’' Kensington Palace has said. 'They are very much looking forward to the day and to being able to share their celebrations with the public.'
They’ve also confirmed that a reception for up to 800 guests will take place at St George’s Hall within Windsor Castle. Apparently, invitations are yet to go out, but rumour has it Sir Elton John will be in attendance, as will the cast of Suits, Barack and Michelle Obama, the Beckhams, Rihanna, Priyanka Chopra and more.