Elderflower wedding cake and canapés: Here's what was on the menu at the Royal Wedding lunch reception

According to the Kensington Palace press release, the guests were served a variety of canapés and selection of bowl food choices
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle now, the Duchess of Sussex wedding reception menu has been revealed and it's quite literally a feast fit for royalty. 

According to the Kensington Palace press release, the guests were served a variety of canapés and selection of  bowl food choices including fricassee of free-range chicken with morel mushrooms and young leeks, pea and mint risotto with pea shoots, truffle oil and parmesan crisps and 10-hour slow-roasted meat with apple compote and crackling. 

As for the drinks, guests were served Pol Roger Brut Reserve non vintage Champagne, a selection of wines and a range of soft drinks, including an apple and elderflower mocktail, made with the same elderflower syrup used in the couple's wedding cake, and Sandringham Cox's apple juice.

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The Palace also added that around 7,500 items of food were prepared by a team of 25 chefs, led by royal chef Mark Flanagan. All the ingredients for the reception food were sourced from Royal Warrant holding companies.

The wedding cake was also a big hit on social media with the palace tweeting out the ingredients used to bake it. 

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Guests were served a selection of canapés which included:

  • Scottish Langoustines wrapped in Smoked Salmon with Citrus Crème Fraiche
  • Grilled English Asparagus wrapped in Cumbrian Ham
  • Garden Pea Panna Cotta with Quail Eggs and Lemon Verbena
  • Heritage Tomato and Basil Tartare with Balsamic Pearls
  • Poached Free Range Chicken bound in a Lightly Spiced Yoghurt with Roasted Apricot
  • Croquette of Confit Windsor Lamb, Roasted Vegetables and Shallot Jam
  • Warm Asparagus Spears with Mozzarella and Sun-Blush Tomatoes

Royal Wedding guests were also served a selection of bowl food, including:

  • Fricassee of Free Range Chicken with Morel Mushrooms and Young Leeks
  • Pea and Mint Risotto with Pea Shoots, Truffle Oil and Parmesan Crisps
  • Ten Hour Slow Roasted meat with Apple Compote and Crackling

Sweet canapés to be served included:

  • Champagne and Pistachio Macaroons
  • Orange Crème Brûlée Tartlets
  • Miniature Rhubarb Crumble Tartlets

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