$35 million Sapphire Studded Cake, contender for the World’s most expensive cake title this year, has been unveiled at Heritance Ahungalla, one of Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence Group’s premier hotels. Named Pirate’s Fantasy, the ten-layered cake comes studded with jewels and different stones belonging to the sapphire family with the most expensive and the rarest one being a Padmaraja or the King Sapphire. Jewels decorations include a treasure trove of necklaces, bracelets, rings, brooches pendents, tie pins, cuff links, nose and toe rings.
Heritance Ahungalla’s Celebrity Chef Dimuthu Kumarasinghe has made each cake layer with exotic ingredients like cinnamon, zucchini, purple yam, coconut chips, pistachio, rosemary, almond cookies, white chocolate, coconut meringue, baked cheese, sweet wine berry, pineapple, walnut, pumpkin and lemon, which symbolise the hotel’s beach front property on the coastal fishing village of Ahungalla.
This signature cake, that symbolises the sea, is the first ever for a five-star beach resort, the jewel studded cake will be anyone’s fantasy. We are incredibly proud of Chef’s achievements, said Refhan Razeen, General Manager, Heritance Ahungalla.
The cake was unveiled on March 26 to a distinguished audience that included top cricketers from Sri Lanka and the visiting England team.