Prince Harry and Meghan Markle fans get update on how baby Archie celebrated his first birthday

Publish Date
Friday, 15 May 2020, 3:51PM

While Archie Harrison celebrated his first birthday last week, it has now been revealed his mum Meghan Markle marked the special day by baking him a smash cake.

The Duchess of Sussex - who is now living in Los Angeles with her husband Prince Harry after they stepped down as senior British royals earlier this year - celebrated the tot's big milestone with the popular messy homemade strawberry and cream cake.

While Harry decorated the $18 million mansion they are staying in with lots of balloons and decorations.

According to a source the family enjoyed a "really simple but incredibly joyous" day.

The insider said: "Meghan made the cake - strawberries and cream. And Harry helped with decorations and blew up balloons.

"They Zoomed with godparents, friends and family and had a really simple but incredibly joyous day."

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The update comes after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surprised fans by releasing an adorable new video of the birthday boy.

The sweet video which was shared on the Instagram account of charity Save the Children UK, shows Meghan reading the book Duck! Rabbit! to Archie, who even helps his mum to turn the pages.

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"Duck! Rabbit!" with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex (and Harry, The Duke of Sussex behind the camera), read to their son Archie for his 1st birthday. Happy Birthday, Archie! . Thank you #DuchessMeghan for helping us to raise urgent funds for our coronavirus appeal by reading "Duck! Rabbit" by @akrfoundation, illustrated by @tlichtenheld (published by @chroniclekidsbooks). . As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, children’s lives are being turned upside down. By donating to Save with Stories, you can support the most vulnerable families in the UK and around the world by helping to provide early learning packs, supermarket vouchers, essential household items and virus protection. . Please donate today by visiting our website. Link in bio. . Or you can text STORIES to 70008 to give a one-off donation of £5. . Together, we can help families get through this. . You can only donate via text from a UK mobile. You’ll be billed £5 plus standard rate text message. We receive 100% of your donation. By texting STORIES you agree to calls about fundraising appeals, campaigns, events and other ways to support. Include NO PHONE to opt out of calls. Queries? 02070126400. Read our Privacy Policy savethechildren.org.uk/privacy The Save the Children Fund is a charity registered in England and Wales (213890) and Scotland (SC039570) . #SaveWithStoriesUK #SaveWithStories #GrowingThroughThis

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Alongside the clip, the caption read: "Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex (and Harry, The Duke of Sussex behind the camera), read to their son Archie for his 1st birthday. Happy Birthday, Archie!"

Too cute!