Germany the latest country to fall for The Great Bake Off craze

Nation signs up to make Das große Backen, BBC Worldwide announces today


It is the nation with the largest variety of bread types in the world, so little wonder Germany has joined The Great Bake Off trend.


The country has become the 13th country to license the Love Productions format following the breadcrumb trail of Italy, France, Australia, and Sweden among others.

The Teutonic version of the BBC2 hit show, which is currently airing its 4th series and averages 7 million viewers per episode, will premiere later this year.

Das große Backen will be filmed near Dusseldorf, Schoss Dyck, and will feature a jury of the best pastry chefs in the country.

The Great British Bake Off continues Tuesday, 8:00pm, BBC2