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The Queen’s former chef dishes on Her Majesty’s favourite fast food

She also has quite the sweet tooth!
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The Queen’s former personal chef of 15 years has opened up about her majesty’s favourite comfort foods – and it’s not quite what you’d expect from the British monarch.

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Professional chef Darren McGrady, who worked in the royal kitchen preparing meals for the Queen, Prince Harry, Prince William and Princess Diana, revealed that while Her Majesty tends to avoid fast food, she does enjoy the odd bunless burger made from scratch.

“It always tickled me at Balmoral; we would make our own burgers. They would shoot deer, and we would do venison burgers,” Darren told The Sun.

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Her Majesty has a love for chocolate biscuit cake. (Credit: Getty)

“There’d be gorgeous cranberry … stuffed into them, but we never set buns out.”

The chef, who wrote the recipe book Eating Royally, also previously revealed to Recipes Plus that the Queen had a bit of a sweet tooth and adored chocolate biscuit cake – of which she would treat herself to one slice a day.

“Now the chocolate biscuit cake is the only cake that goes back again and again and again every day until it’s all gone.

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“The chocolate biscuit cake is the only cake that goes back again and again and again.” (Credit: Getty)

“She’ll take a small slice every day until eventually there is only one tiny piece, but you have to send that up.”

He added: “She wants to finish the whole of that cake.”

In fact, she enjoys the delicious dessert so much that she will even have the cake made while travelling, which is accompanied by a senior royal household chef.

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