Kate & Wills embark on a Christmas royal first – and they’re baking up a storm for it!

This is Christmas at its absolute, joy-filled peak.
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You mightn’t think there could possibly be anything more Christmassy than watching Love Actually while wrapping presents, but Duchess Catherine and Prince William’s latest gig might just take the (fruit) cake.

Yep, in a revelation that’s sent us, and masses of others into a joyful meltdown, it has been announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be indulging in something extra festive this year, and it involves some serious baking.

We are near perished at the perfection of this collaboration…

(Instagram / Kensington Royal)

Teaming up with famed British icon and Great British Bake Off royalty, Mary Berry, the two royals have filmed an appearance for the BBC’s A Berry Royal Christmas.

In the heavenly special, which was announced by Kensington Palace over the weekend, we can expect to see Kate and Wills partake in a number of heartwarming moments with Berry.

“The Duke, Duchess and Mary, along with some very special guests, including @nadiyajhussain, host a Christmas Party to thank and acknowledge staff and volunteers from charities and organisations who will be working tirelessly over the Christmas period,” the Palace shared.

We can also expect to see some footage of Kate and Mary when they attended the RHS Garden Wisley back in September, where they spoke about the royal’s commitment to helping raise the next generation of happy, healthy children.

Kate and Mary Berry stepped out together in September for an event at the RHS Garden Wisley.


William and Mary have also spent some time together to film the special, with the Palace confirming Wills will join the 84-year-old as they visit the UK’s largest resource centre for homeless and insecurely housed people, named Passage Charity.

Alongside the announcement, several gorgeous stills from the special were shared on Instagram.

In the first image, Kate is seen in a beautiful festive red Alessandra Rich dress, which featured a Chrissmassy print.

The flowing style is clinched at the waist and also includes a Kate-favourite touch – a pussy bow neck tie.

Kate, William and Mary flank Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain as they show off their culinary skills during the Christmas special.

(Instagram / Kensington Royal)

In a another image, Kate is seen speaking to several people on couches.

Wearing her enviable locks in their signature waves, Kate looked stunning in a fitted black jersey dress.

Kate also wears a beautiful fitted black dress in the BBC special.

(Instagram / Kensington Royal)

According to Hello!, Kate and Wills actually asked Mary Berry if they could arrange the collaboration in order to bring cheer to people who mightn’t be able to relax with their families over the festive season.

It’s understood the pair took part in a cooking event with Berry at London’s Rosewood Hotel, and served up a meal with Berry and Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain.

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The Duke and Duchess have certainly been keeping busy of late, ramping up their public appearances together and cementing themselves as role models, as they prepare to become the future King and Queen consort of England.

The Christmas special, A Berry Royal Christmas, is set to air in the UK on Monday, Decmeber 16.

It’s unknown as to whether it will also air in Australia, but we’ll keep you fully updated – there is no chance we’ll be missing out on the opportunity to witness this glorious collaboration!

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