Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19th wedding is just 12 days away. They’ve asked California native and London-based baker, Claire Ptak, to make their royal wedding cake. And even if you’re not invited to the party, you can still celebrate their special day with these six lemon elderflower desserts inspired by the royal couple’s own wedding cake.  

Lemon Elderflower Cake

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People magazine took it upon themselves to modify Ptak’s recipe for American kitchens, and it turned out pretty delicious. Want to give it a try, too?

Almond, Elderflower and Lime Travel Cakes

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These little cakes are just so cute, even if you’re not serving them with afternoon tea. Instead of lemon, these get a fresh kick of lime juice that pairs well with delicate St. Germain elderflower liqueur.

Blackberry Lemon Elderflower Cake

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Strikingly beautiful, this lemon elderflower cake gets an upgrade with fresh blackberries and a sweet blackberry curd.

Lemon & Elderflower Tartlet Cakes

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The floral taste of dried elderflowers and zingy lemon juice make these little tarts the tastiest and cutest desserts this side of the Atlantic.

Vegan Elderflower Cake with Lemon Curd & White Chocolate Frosting

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With ingredient lists full of butter, eggs and cream, most cakes are not exactly vegan friendly. But luckily, vegans can join in the fun, too with this lovely vegan cake.

Lemon elderflower loaf recipe (aka royal wedding cake)

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If a layer cake is too elaborate for your taste, why not try this simple lemon elderflower cake in loaf version? It’s not overly sweet, but the bright flavor goes wonderfully with a fresh cup of black coffee or tea.