Great British Bake Off viewers predict winner after ‘adorable’ moment of the week

Nicky Morris

The Great British Bake Off returned to Channel 4 on Tuesday night and it’s safe to say viewers were only too happy to see the beloved baking show back on our screens.

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While it’s only been a week for our 12 new contestants, fans think they already know who will be crowned this year’s winner following a “cute” moment at the end of the episode.

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The bakers were faced with three difficult cake challenges, including making a batch of mini sandwiches, baking a red velvet cake and for the showstopper, contestants were asked to create a delicious, inspired treat of a house that meant something to them.

In the end, Janusz was crowned the first Star Baker and after he scrambled his words in a sweet phone call to his loved ones, fans were convinced he would win the whole show.

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When confronting his family, Janusz said: “I just wanted to let you know that I won Star Caker in Bake Week.

Janusz is a fan favorite to win this year’s show

Realizing his mistake, he added: “No”, before bursting out laughing.

Viewers took to Twitter, with one person writing: “Catching up with #GBBO and Janusz is already my winner‘, while another referenced the phone call before adding: ‘He’s my winner just for that line no matter how good he can cook lol. “

A third tweeted: “‘Hi bun just wanted to let you know I won the star cake of the baking week’ Janusz is so adorable! My winner already!” while another added: “Oh thank you #GBBO just what we all needed at this incredibly sad time. My winner is Star Caker Janusz. What a precious gem he is, beautifully oozing with so much joy.”

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Other fans were left feeling emotional after the popular reality show returned, with one person tweeting, “Absolutely loved this week’s show. It got me a little emotional as it offered a little snippet of what this country should be. Inclusivity, celebrating world cultures, kindness and good humor. And delicious treats of course. Much needed right now!”

A second fan wrote, “Bake Off is back and I’m so happy I could cry,” while another added, “Anyone else emotional after tonight’s episode?”

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