Tonight, The Great British Bake Off returned and as the contestants served up tasty treats, they offered up some deliciously laugh-out-loud one-liners, too. This is Bake Off, after all, the home of buns, dough balls and soggy bottoms. Ian, for example, was given a word of warning before entering the tent:
Sandy came with her own warning about herself:
Ugne instantly got on board with the innuendo thing as she waited to see if her madeira cake would have the right centre crack:
While Sue got down to the business of mocking judge Paul Hollywood:
Mat has the ‘if in doubt sling in a bit more booze’ attitude that we’ve seen in the tent before (cough, Jonathan Ross):
While Mel was fascinated by the similarities between contestant Paul and judge Paul:
Mat went from gin slinging to icing slinging, with varying results:
While Stu was busy pondering the alternative meaning of this sentence:
Nadiya showed off a natural comedic timing:
While Sue got herself in trouble with prison governor Paul:
Meanwhile, Marie found that checking on a cake did quite wonderful things for her barnet…
The Great British Bake Off continues Wednesdays at 8:00pm on BBC1
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Paul Hollywood will be at the Radio Times Festival this September. Tickets are available here.