02/15/2013 07:05 pm ET

Most Expensive Wedding Cake, Valued At $52 Million, Is Covered In 4,000 Diamonds (PHOTO)

Want to see what $52 million worth of wedding cake looks like?

Cake, a bakery in Chester, England, has created what is reportedly the world's most expensive wedding cake, valued at £34 million (that's about $52.7 million). The eight-tiered confection is decorated with more than 4,000 diamonds and will be on display (then eaten!) at the National Gay Wedding Show in Liverpool on March 3. Here's a photo Cake tweeted Friday:


The previous record-holder was a cake valued at $20 million, baked by Beverly Hills' La Patisserie Artistique. In 2011, The Knot estimated that the average cost of a wedding cake was $540.

Check out more record-breaking wedding statistics in the slideshow below.

Wedding World Records

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