Cheryl looks so glam as she shows off most indulgent birthday cake

The singer has a sweet tooth

Cheryl marked her 39th birthday on Thursday – and celebrated with a generous helping of birthday cake. The mother-of-one took to social media to thank fans for their birthday wishes and support, while revealing that she had indulged in the sweet treat.

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The Girls Aloud star, formerly known as Cheryl Cole, posed for a pouty selfie to reveal a birthday meal, which consisted of a slice of double-layered sponge cake with chocolate and vanilla icing, complete with a side of strawberries and a glass mug of builders tea.

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She sported a sunshine yellow jumper layered over a white turtle neck for the happy occasion ad wore her brunette tresses tied back in a casual ponytail.

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Cheryl took to Instagram to share the sweet snap with followers. She captioned the pretty selfie: "Thank you so much for all the lovely birthday wishes. I think I’ve had the best one yet. I have never been more in gratitude or contentment ! (Or ate so much cake) sending so much love," with a string of birthday-themed emojis.

The star turned 39 on Thursday

Fans adored the singer’s wholesome post and penned more birthday love online. “Happy birthday gorgeous one,” one follower said, while another commented: “Gorgeous!!!! I love you so much!!! Hope you’ve had an amazing day bday girl.” Another added: “Happy birthday!! So happy to hear that you're having an amazing day,” with a fourth mentioning: “The cake looks so good.”

Cheryl enjoys the occasional sweet treat

Cheryl was recently the centre of attention as her dramatic birth story was revealed by her ex-Liam Payne. The former One Direction bandmate shared details of Cheryl's experience while speaking to YouTuber Logan Paul and made the revelation that the singer had had a haemorrhage in labour.

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Because of Cheryl's condition, Liam was left in charge of baby Bear. "It was me and a baby in the room and I had to take care of it," he recalled. Admitting it was a "difficult" situation.

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