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Sarah Ferguson looks SO excited by her birthday cake - see photo

The Duchess of York celebrated her 62nd birthday

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Georgia Brown
Senior Lifestyle & Fashion Writer
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The royal family are no stranger to a party, yet Sarah Ferguson opted for an understated celebration to mark her 62nd birthday last Friday – and just wait until you see her cake.

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Taking to Instagram to share a series of personal photos in light of her special day, the Duchess of York could be seen blowing out a candle on a decadent slice of tiramisu – an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy or liqueur with powdered chocolate and mascarpone cheese.

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She captioned the post: "Thank you so much to everyone for the kind and thoughtful birthday messages," as she tucked into the indulgent dessert at a London restaurant.

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The royal family are evidently a fan of cake. Especially the Queen, who is said to enjoy a slice of her favourite chocolate biscuit cake every day!

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Sarah's tiramisu was topped with a strawberry and birthday candle

Former royal chef Darren McGrady previously told HELLO! that the monarch is such a huge fan of chocolate biscuit cake, leftovers were known to be packaged up and sent to Windsor Castle so she could tuck into them over a weekend!

In the other two photos posted to Sarah's Instagram page, the mother-of-two could be seen perched on a rock in front of a scenic view of the Scottish Highlands. It's likely that the snaps were taken on The Queen's Balmoral Estate, where the royal was invited to spend her summer holidays this year.

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Sarah spent time at Balmoral over the summer

According to The Daily Mail, despite not being a regular visitor in recent years, the Duchess received an open invitation to spend time at the Scottish residence alongside her ex-husband, whom she still lives with at Royal Lodge, Windsor. 

Sarah's post comes after her youngest daughter Princess Eugenie shared a photo of the two of them to mark the special occasion on Friday. Posting to her Instagram account, she shared a photo that showed the pair embracing each other. The mum-of-one had a simple caption for her post, as she simply wrote: "Happy Birthday to my dearest Mumma.. @sarahferguson15."

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