After a truly glorious season of The Great British Bake Off, the nation's sweetest show is back for an extra festive special.


Much like years before, a group of celebrities took part and showed off their baking skills as they took on a Signature, Technical and Showstopper challenge, all with the hopes of being crowned that year's festive Star Baker, however this year will be slightly different with no celebrities taking part.

With the big festive day fast approaching, read on for everything we know about The Great Christmas Bake Off 2023.

Will there be a Great Christmas Bake Off 2023?

Yes! The Great Christmas Bake Off will return in 2023 with a pre-Santa trip into the tent on Christmas Eve.

The Great Christmas Bake Off will air on Sunday 24th December at 8:15pm on Channel 4.

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Is there a line-up for a Great Christmas Bake Off 2023?

There sure is. Unlike years before, there won't be any celebrities taking part in the festive series. Instead, some familiar Bake Off faces will be returning to the tent.

It has been confirmed that George (season 12), Sophie (season 8), Dan (season 9), Amelia (season 10), Linda (season 11) and Carole (season 13) will return to the tent for the Christmas Bake Off.

Who will be judging the Great Christmas Bake Off 2023?

Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood will return as judges, and Noel Fielding and Alison Hammond will return as hosts.

Who won The Great Christmas Bake Off last year?

TV presenter Miquita Oliver won The Great Christmas Bake Off last year.

Miquita is best known for work presenting T4, as well as her own show – The Month with Miquita.

Nowadays, she often appears on Celebrity Gogglebox with her mother, Andi Oliver, and has appeared on The Caribbean with Andi and Miquita as well as Neneh & Andi Dish It Up. In more recent years, Miquita has been a correspondent on Steph's Packed Lunch.

The Great Christmas Bake Off will air on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve at 8:15 pm.


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