World Donald and Melania Trump's wedding cake is being auctioned off for hundreds of dollars

02:36  15 november  2017
02:36  15 november  2017 Source:   Business Insider Australia

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Julien's Live Auction is auctioning off the cake this week, with a starting bid of $US250. As of Tuesday evening, bids on the 4-inch-by-4 inch treat -- which was first spotted by The Awl -- had reached $US600.

According to the item's description, the chocolate truffle cake with a white frosting rose was sent home with guests as a wedding favour. The mini cake is housed in a white paper box, which is monogrammed "M D T."

"The actual seven-tier wedding cake reportedly cost $US50,000 and was not eaten by the wedding guests due to the amount of wire used to make it stand," the description states.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the wedding cake was a seven-tier masterpiece that weighed more than 200 pounds. The yellow sponge cake was flavored with orange zest, filled with butter cream, soaked in Grand Marnier, and featured 2,000 individually constructed flowers spun from sugar -- but not served to guests due to the wire infrastructure.

Julien's Auctions, which is based in Beverly Hills and specialises in entertainment auctions, has found luck selling off Trump goods before. In October, the auction house sold a sketch of the Empire State Building by Trump for $US16,000.

Bidding on the wedding cake ends on Friday. The estimated price is currently $US1,000 to $US2,000.

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