Food & Drink 9 Elderflower Recipes Inspired by Harry and Meghan's Royal Wedding Cake Flavor

11:25  10 may  2018
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Search Results for: Royal Wedding Cake Maker Claire Ptak Has Connection To. Mar 20, 2018 - The pastry chef is making a lemon elderflower cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

We Made Prince Harry and Meghan Markle' s Royal Wedding Cake Based on Their Description. First, it’ s all about the flavor . Ptak—who was raised in California like Meghan —”focuses on using seasonal and organic ingredients,” so she no doubt will be using fresh elderflowers in her cake recipe .

a close up of a flower © Westend61/Getty Images The royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle will certainly be delectable for many reasons, but chief among them will be the menu for the reception.

While few details were leaked before the big day, one of the big announcements was that the wedding cake would be made by Claire Ptak, owner of London's Violet Cakes. The pastry itself will be "a lemon elderflower cake that will incorporate the bright flavours of spring" and topped with buttercream and flowers, according to Kensington Palace.

For the unfamiliar, elderflowers are the blossoms of the elderberry. The flowers have a musky floral and honey flavor with hints of other tree fruits. While not the most common ingredient in American cuisine, elderflower does sprout up in quite a few recipes. Whether you're using elderflowers buds, elderflower syrup, or an elderflower-flavored liqueur like St. Germain, here are nine recipes you can make at home to get the essence of elderflower in your kitchen.

Almond, Elderflower, and Lime Travel Cakes

a plate of food © KATE MATHIS Create your own bite-sized tribute to the royal wedding cake with this recipe, which uses St. Germain for its elderflower notes and lime for the citrus kick.

Pork Tenderloin Braised with Elderflower and Fennel

a bowl of food © Provided by TIME Inc. Not all elderflower dishes need be sweet. Here's a savory option that uses elderflower cordial to flavor the braised fennel.

Cucumber Cooler

a close up of food on a table © Carey Jones The most searched-for royal wedding viewing party recipe on Pinterest? Cucumber sandwiches. But if you've never been a sandwich person, try this refreshing concoction of cucumber, mint, and St. Germain.

Spicy Lobster-Noodle Salad

a plate of food with a slice of pizza © Provided by TIME Inc. Jean-Georges Vongerichten takes the European flavor out of its usual element by using elderflower cordial in the dressing for this spiny lobster and glass noodle salad with chili, peanuts, and herbs.

Elderflower-Scotch Sour

a glass of wine © Carey Jones To toast all things U.K., try this mix of Scotch whiskey, elderflower liquor, honey, lemon, and an egg white for a bright, frothy finish.

Polenta Pound Cake with Elderflower Crème Anglaise

For a flower-powered dessert, this recipe combines an orange blossom pound cake with an elderflower crème anglaise that should definitely have you smelling springtime aromas as you enjoy it.


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Mar 20, 2018 - LONDON – Lemon, elderflower , fresh flower decorations: The cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle' s May wedding will be appropriately spring-themed. Kensington Palace said Tuesday the royal wedding cake .

Royal wedding : Details of Harry and Meghan ' s cake revealed. Pastry chef Claire Ptak, who runs Violet Cakes in Hackney, east London, will make the couple's lemon and elderflower wedding cake .

Mango-Elderflower Margaritas

a cup of coffee and a glass of orange juice © Provided by TIME Inc. If you're still feeling those Cinco de Mayo vibes well into May when the wedding takes place, mash the two up with this floral and fruity take on the margarita.

Happy Marriage Rhubarb Jam Tart with Whipped Skyr

What could be more perfect for celebrating the newlyweds than whipping up this Icelandic dessert with a barley crust and rhubarb elderflower jam filling?

Long Live the Queen Cocktail

And don't forget the proud grandmother of the groom! This aptly-named cocktail is for toasting Her Royal Majesty with healthy doses of gin and elderflower liqueur.

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Learn the tricks of the royal wedding cake baker .
Who wouldn't want to know these inside secrets?Ptak, who runs Violet Bakery in east London's Hackney, will be providing live demonstrations, taking part in Q&A's and sharing tricks of the kitchen with festival-goers.


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