According to CNBC, the special $75 million dessert was a runway fashion show cake that measured six feet long and took more than 1,100 hours to make. Wingham said the cake was made with, “Madagascan vanilla bean with mascarpone cream and strawberry conserve,” as well as “triple Belgium chocolate with chocolate ganache and chocolate truffle cream.” So, even if the cake wasn’t the prettiest, it must have tasted great.
The 1,000-pound cake included sculpted people, couture clothing, and accessories that Wingham designed. It included 250 pounds of fondant and other sugary goodness. To top it all off and really explain the exorbitant price tag, the cake included 4,000 diamonds in four colors: pink, yellow, white, and black. Some of these were not small stones either.
CNBC says the cake had “a 5.2-carat pink diamond, a 6.4-carat yellow diamond, and 15 five-carat white diamonds,” which amounted to over $45 million in value. Of course, there were also “400 one-carat and 73 three-carat white diamonds, along with 75 three-carat black diamonds,” to finish the cake off. With so many diamonds on for just the dessert, you have to wonder what the bride-to-be’s engagement and wedding rings looked like.