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Here's why Kate Middleton and Prince William served their wedding cake at Prince Louis' christening

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 July 2018, 12:55 IST

Kate Middleton and Prince William served slices of their wedding cake to christening guests.

According to the Royal Family's official website, "Following the service, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will give a private tea at Clarence House. Guests will be served slices of christening cake, which is a tier taken from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake."

A lot royal family traditions were followed at Prince Louis' christening inclucing the use of the historic Lily Font he will be christened in, to the christening robe he will wear for the ceremony. According to The Mirror reports, it's "normally traditional for couples to save a tier to serve at their first child's christening, but the Cambridges have done it for all three of their children."

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The couple's wedding cake was big enough to cater for all three of their children's christenings. Per the Royal Family's website:

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake, designed by Fiona Cairns, was made from 17 individual fruit cakes and had eight tiers. The cake was decorated with cream and white icing using the Joseph Lambeth technique. There were up to 900 individually iced flowers and leaves of 17 different varieties decorated on the cake. A garland design around the middle of the cake matched the architectural garlands decorated around the top of the Picture Gallery in Buckingham Palace, the room in which the cake was displayed during the wedding."

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First published: 10 July 2018, 12:55 IST
 
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