Real British Royal Wedding Cakes

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (1840)-
To accommodate her guests and throngs of royal relatives, Queen Victoria needed multiple wedding cakesâ€"one of which weighed nearly ... more 
Photo by: Getty Images
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (1840)-
To accommodate her guests and throngs of royal relatives, Queen Victoria needed multiple wedding cakesâ€"one of which weighed nearly 300 pounds and measured three yards in circumference (left). In 2007, a mummified fragment of Victoria's cake was discovered in the Royal Archives and displayed during Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Wedding Jubilee.

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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 5:12 PM EST
By Phillip B. Crook, BRIDES



From Queen Victoria's 300-pound showstopper to Charles and Diana's towering confection, see the lavish wedding cakes from England's royal nuptials.