Ali makes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake

Ali's kitchen 17/05/2018

The flavour of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake has been announced - a delicious Lemon and Elderflower cake.

Ali gave it a go and it turned out pretty amazing!

Here's the recipe so you can give it a go yourself ahead of the big day: 



250 gms of Butter with 350gms of castor sugar 

  • Add 4 beaten eggs,zest of 2 lemons and 350gms of self raising flour,2 Tbsp of milk and 2 Tbsp of Elderflower cordial
  • Grease and line 2 cake tins and bake cakes at 180 degrees  for 30 mins


  • Mix 200gms of icing sugar and juice of 2 lemons and 2TBSP of Elderflower Cordial over a medium heat till you have a syrup.

Once cakes are cooked stab them with a knife and pour the syrup over.


200grams of butter  and 400grams of icing sugar beaten together 

  • Sandwhich the cakes with some of the buttercream and then coat the cake and decorate as you please