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Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding

Prince William asks McVitie's to create sweet treat in alternative to wedding cake

Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head chef Paul Courtney (R) and Manufacturing Manager Tom Kilcourse perform a quality check on biscuits on the production line at the McVitie's factory March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England. Prince William has asked McVitie's to create one of his favourite sweet treats to provide an alternative to the official wedding cake by Fiona Cairn. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011 (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head Chef Paul Courtney (R) and Product Development Technologist Katie Young pour biscuits into a cake mix as they practice making a biscuit cake at the McVitie's factory March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head Chef Paul Courtney tastes a piece of a trial biscuit cake after making it at the McVitie's factory March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
A decorative rose for the royal wedding cake is made on March 24, 2011 in Fleckney, Leicestershire, England. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake designer Fiona Cairns, who has been commissioned by Prince William and Kate Middleton to create a multi-tiered traditional fruit cake for their wedding, mixes ingredients, on March 24, 2011 in Fleckney, Leicestershire, England. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake designer Fiona Cairns (C), Mary Doody (R) and Diane Pallet make decorations for the royal wedding cake, on March 24, 2011 in Fleckney, Leicestershire, England. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head Chef Paul Courtney (R) and Product Development Technologist Katie Young remove a trial biscuit cake at the McVitie's factory March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England. Prince William has asked McVitie's to create one of his favourite sweet treats to provide an alternative to the official wedding cake by Fiona Cairn. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head chef Paul Courtney (R) and Product Development Technologist Katie Young pour chocolate into a cake mix as they practice making a biscuit cake at the McVitie's factory, on March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England. Prince William has asked McVitie's to create one of his favourite sweet treats to provide an alternative to the official wedding cake by Fiona Cairn. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head chef Paul Courtney (R) and Manufacturing Manager Tom Kilcourse perform a quality check on biscuits on the production line at the McVitie's factory March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England. Prince William has asked McVitie's to create one of his favourite sweet treats to provide an alternative to the official wedding cake by Fiona Cairn. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)
Biscuit maker leaps into action for royal wedding
Cake Design and Development Head Chef Paul Courtney practices making a biscuit cake at the McVitie's factory March 25, 2011 in Stockport, England. Prince William has asked McVitie's to create one of his favourite sweet treats to provide an alternative to the official wedding cake by Fiona Cairn. The wedding will take place on April 29, 2011. (Getty Images)