10 showstopping royal birthday cakes revealed


If there’s anyone who knows how to celebrate in style, it’s the royal family. From lavish royal wedding breakfasts to The Queen‘s inaugural garden parties at Buckingham Palace, we’ve witnessed some iconic celebratory moments over the years. But what about birthdays?

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Let’s be honest, the most important part of a birthday celebration is the cake. Whether it’s a decadent multi-layered sponge or luxurious iced fruit cake, we’ve seen how incredible the royal wedding cakes are – so do the royal birthday cakes fit the same expectations?

In honour of what would have been Prince Philip‘s 100th birthday, we’d thought we’d take a look back at some of the most incredible royal birthday cakes through the years.

Do the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tuck into a Colin the Caterpillar year on year? Or do they indulge in an eight-tiered chocolate sponge? Find out below…

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