Series nine of Great British Bake Off is just days away, which means we’re about to be treated to ten weeks of banter, mishaps, innuendos and of course some serious food envy.
But what has become of the last eight winners? As any Great British Bake Off fan knows, the winner doesn’t win a cash prize, but instead are awarded an engraved cake stand and usually a bouquet of flowers.
While the prize may seem less than impressive, the prestigious winning title elevates the contestant’s profile hugely and potentially launchs them towards a successful baking career.
But how has this panned out for the past seven winners? Here we take a look at the former winners and explore what they’ve been up to since they were crowned Great British Bake Off winner….