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Restaurateur, food writer and novelist Prue Leith will be joining Paul Hollywood as judge of The Great British Bake Off when it returns to screens later this year on Channel 4.
The Cake & Bake Show, brings together GBBO winner, Candice Brown and finalists Jane Beedle and Andrew Smyth, alongside fellow contestants from the current series. Also appearing will be the 2015 champion Nadiya Hussain plus former GBBO winners, and top culinary celebrities and experts for the biggest baking extravaganza the nation has ever seen.
When they said my name that meant more to me than anyone will ever realise. I have low self belief, even though my friends and family constantly build my confidence up. So it was a big moment in my life, probably the biggest so far. I felt that everything happens for a reason, and I did it, and that makes me smile so much. In fact, I can’t stop smiling.
A Great British classic, the Victoria Sponge is the queen of cakes – and the centrepiece for any traditional afternoon tea worth its salt…
Baking is more than just cracking a few eggs, whisking up some flour and drizzling on some royal icing. There’s the meticulous oven watching, the mid-bake breakdowns, not to mention the soggy bottom dread and crippling fear you never turned the oven on in the first place.