It’s time to roll out the bread carpet as the contestants hoping to impress in this year’s Bake Off have been revealed. The last season was won by Peter Sawkins, who became the youngest-ever champ of the show at 20, and the 2021 series will see a 19-year-old attempt to steal his crown.
Also set to compete for culinary success and that all important Paul Hollywood handshake is a police detective, a retired midwife and a software developer.
So, who are the 12 new bakers hoping to make a good impression and avoid a kitchen disaster? Here’s what we know so far… Freya, 19 Freya, from North Yorkshire, has been dreaming of going on Bake Off since the first series, which aired when she was just nine years old.Read more on evoke.ie