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The Royal Wedding Cake

This cake is perfect for any wedding! Simple, inexpensive, but very tasty!


For the Cake:
2 1/4 cups cake flour 335g
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 235g
1 tsp baking powder heaping
1 tsp kosher salt
2/3 cup whole milk 160ml, room temperature
1/4 cup sour cream 60ml, room temperature
6 large egg whites room temperature
3 tbsp elderflower syrup
Lemon zest
1/3 cup lemon juice 80ml
¾ cup unsalted butter 176g, room temperature

For the Lemon Curd:
6 egg yolks
⅓ cup lemon juice 80ml, freshly strained
1/2 cup unsalted butter 115g, chilled
1 cup granulated sugar 228g


For the Swiss Meringue Buttercream:
5 egg whites room temperature
2 cups unsalted butter 452g, room temperature
1 ½ cups granulated sugar 300g
1 pinch kosher salt
3 tbsp elderflower syrup

For the American Buttercream:
1 cup unsalted butter 225g, room temperature
1.5 lb Confectioners sugar 460g, sifted
1 tsp rose water
pink, yellow, orange food coloring
matcha powder

Author of video content: Preppy Kitchen

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