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Traditional: A multilayered behemoth of a cake.

At the wedding breakfast, guests will be offered a slice of fruit cake, which is customarily cut up and put into little boxes for as a small gift for attendees. That's because, according to food archaeologist and historian Marc Meltonville, fruitcake's dense texture allows it to keep as a memento for years. The multitiered wedding cake will also be covered in white icing — much like Princess Diana's, which clocked in at five feet tall.
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