The Sweet Reason Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Breaking Royal Tradition with Their Wedding Cake

It seems to be a direct reference to their relationship.

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Tradition has it that members of the royal family have fruitcake at their wedding (opens in new tab) (okay) since it has the helpful ability to never go stale—which comes in handy when the cake is served years later at the christening of the pair's first child. But Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will continue their habit of breaking rules (opens in new tab), and have reportedly ditched the fruit cake in favor of bananas.

A source tells The Daily Telegraph (opens in new tab) that, "This will be the first royal wedding cake made from bananas" and that Harry loves "anything with banana."

Not only is the flavor a win for Harry, it's a reference to his relationship with Meghan, who shared this adorable photo of two bananas spooning early in their courtship:

Meghan and Harry are getting married at St George’s Chapel in May. Get all the details you could possibly need/want here (opens in new tab).

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.