Written by Jenny Shelton


Replay: The Great British Bake Off Live Blog

The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens (and hearts, of course) on Wednesday as one short of a baker’s dozen began their quest for Mary Berry’s affections. Jenny Shelton live blogged the lot.

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Millions tuned into all the delicious in-tent drama on Wednesday night as The Great British Bake Off’s class of 2016 made their cake stand debuts.

Having pledged to live blog the soggy bottom off each and every episode for the next 10 weeks. Jenny Shelton was wearing the head chef’s hat for episode one. So why not fire up BBC iPlayer and relive the joy one more time.

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Written by Jenny Shelton

Jenny is a writer and displaced northerner who has danced, baked, flown planes and hugged giant seals in the name of journalism. She is also a secret birdwatcher, serial book-buyer and sucker for a Sunday night costume drama.