Military cooks prepare Jubilee cake

The crown is added to the cake. Credit: Crown Copyright/MOD 2012

Instructors from the Defence Food Services School have been making a 90 kg cake for the Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster at Windsor on Saturday. The cake has taken five men two weeks to make using 30 kg of icing sugar. It is being placed on a reinforced cake stand.

A cook completes the final touches. Credit: Crown Copyright/MOD 2012

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