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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 16/08/2016 - Programme Name: The Great British Bake Off 2016 - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: **NOT FOR PUBLICATION BEFORE 00:01 HOURS TUESDAY 16TH AUGUST 2016** Benjamina - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

Benjamina

Aged 23

Teaching Assistant, Benjamina has recently graduated with a 1st in Economics & lives in south London. Benjamina started baking at the age of 14 just for fun, now it’s a passion, she likes to combine classic, simple flavours with a fresh, modern style. She takes pride in her presentation and follows online cake fashions for inspiration. Benjamina lives at home, she has a brother and a twin sister, who is her biggest critic but her family’s feedback on her bakes helps her to grow and improve. She was a straight A student throughout her time at school and aims just as highly in her baking so isn’t happy when things don’t turn out picture-perfect.