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This Million-Dollar Wedding Cake Is Worth Every Penny


Not very often are there two brides at the same wedding. Unless you have London-based designer Debbie Wingham designing your wedding cake for the occasion. Keeping up with the new and upcoming extravagant wedding day trends, Wingham’s latest creation is a 6-feet tall wedding cake, which was recently exhibited at Dubai’s bride show.

The colossal wedding cake weighed a whopping 120 kilograms and cost a million dollars. Not even exaggerating. The price tag the cake that looked like a gorgeous traditional Arabic bride clad in pristine white boasts of a mammoth 1 Million Dollars (~ INR 6.5 crores). Allow us to explain why the cake is worth every single penny.

The million-dollar cake prides itself with five flawless three-carat white diamonds, each valued at £200,000, along with smaller stones on the headdress. These precious stones are the only inedible portion of the life-size creation, says the designer. The cake bride, complete with a hijab, engagement ring, lace and floral detail on the dress was pre-baked in Raffles Dubai. It was made using 1,000 eggs, 20kg of chocolate and 50kg of lace-textured fondant. Not just diamonds, it was also decorated with 1,000 pearls and 5,000 hand-cut flowers.

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36-year-old Wingham, who owns Couture To Cakes, took to social media to share pictures of her breathtaking creation. She wrote, “The cake, which is worth a whopping $1 million, is shaped as an Arabian bride and is edible from head to toe. From the cake bride’s lace-textured dress, edible pearls and iced flowers, the elaborate six-foot tall dessert weighs over 220 pounds, and took more than 10 days to create.”

USD 1 Million suddenly seems like a small price for this edible work of art, doesn’t it?

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Binge eater by day and binge watcher by night, Ankita is fluent in food, film, and Internet. When she’s not obsessing over the hottest trends, tacos, and the perfect author’s bio, you can find her under a pile of Jeffery Archer’s novels or looking for the nearest wine shop.