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Work begins on Princess Eugenies red velvet and chocolate wedding cake in the Buckingham Palace kitchens

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have chosen a chocolate and red velvet creation for their wedding cake (Picture: PA)

Princess Eugenies wedding cake will be a red velvet and chocolate masterpiece.

And preparations for Eugenie and fiance Jack Brooksbanks cake are now underway ahead of their nuptials on Friday 12 October.

The royal wedding cake is being created by Sophie Cabot, who was discovered after her work with Eugenies father, Andrew, Duke of York, thanks to his Pitch At Palace initiative, which helps boost the work of entrepreneurs.

Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Sophie Cabot preparing and baking parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Sophie Cabot gets to work preparing and baking parts of Princess Eugenies red velvet and chocolate wedding cake (Picture: PA)
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Eggs used by Sophie Cabot as she prepares and bake parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
How many eggs does one cake need? (Picture: PA)

Sophie began work on the special cake in the kitchens of Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

She was pictured in action as she prepared and baked parts of the red velvet and chocolate design, which was chosen by Eugenie and Jack.

Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Sophie Cabot preparing and baking parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Sophie was pictured in the kitchens at Buckingham Palace as she created her cake (Picture: PA)
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Sophie Cabot preparing and baking parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Sophie is seen using a Christmas 2013 mixing bowl as she bakes Eugenies cake (Picture: PA)
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Baker Sophie Cabot mixes food colouring as she prepares and bake parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
The red velvet is a modern choice for a royal wedding cake (Picture: PA)

Its been teased that the couple have decided on rich colours of autumn for their cake, and Sophie will be adding detailed ivy sugar work to the finished piece.

Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Sophie Cabot preparing and baking parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Sophie has helpers in her kitchen as she prepares for Friday 12 October (Picture: PA)
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Baker Sophie Cabot puts the finishing touches of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
The cake will evoke autumnal feelings and will be decorated with intricate sugar icing designs (Picture: PA)

Sophie, who is a London based cake designer, said: I am incredibly excited to be given this wonderful opportunity to create such a special and unique cake.

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It has been lovely working with Princess Eugenie and Jack and I really hope they enjoy the cake on the day.

Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Leaf cake decorations used by Sophie Cabot as she prepares and bake parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
There will be no denying this cake is all about the autumn feels once its finished (Picture: PA)
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Floral cake decorations used by Sophie Cabot as she prepares and bake parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
Floral cake decorations used by Sophie are pictured (Picture: PA)
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday October 11 Sophie Cabot preparing and baking parts of Princess Eugenie's red velvet and chocolate wedding cake at Buckingham Palace in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 10, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding Plans. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
How the cake will be safely transported to Windsor for the wedding reception is not yet known (Picture: PA)

The evening reception for Jack and Eugenies wedding is being held at Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park.

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