October 30, 2020

Who is Bake Off 2020 contestant Linda?

Who is Bake Off 2020 contestant Linda?

BAKE Off 2020 is well underway and with it comes Linda.

The Retirement Living Team Leader has been whipping up a storm in the famous white tent.

Meet Linda who is hoping to win Bake Off 2020

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Meet Linda who is hoping to win Bake Off 2020Credit: Mark Bourdillon/ Love Productions

Who is Bake Off 2020’s Linda?

61-year-old Linda hails from East Sussex

The Retirement Living Team Leader first discovered her passion for baking during her childhood visits to her aunt’s dairy farm.

She used to help to milk the cows, then carry a bucket of milk into the kitchen, where her aunt taught her to bake cakes.

Her strengths are in the classics and in home-comfort cooking, like her signature sausage rolls.

Linda first learnt to bake when she was a child

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Linda first learnt to bake when she was a childCredit: Mark Bourdillon/ Love Productions

What has Linda said about Bake Off?

Speaking about being on Bake Off, Linda said that she was “in awe” of the production team for managing to pull off the 2020 series, because of the pandemic.

“To be in the tent the first morning was a real magical moment for me,” she told Channel 4. “I just kept pinching myself and tried hard to stop grinning at everyone!”

“I was so excited and I am still in a little shock, I just wanted to do my best and show people how much I loved to bake.

“I find it’s a real therapy and lovely when it’s so appreciated. I’ll never lose that magical feeling I had when I first walked into the tent and that will stay with me as one of my moments. It’s never too late to chase your dreams.”

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Linda also said she was star-struck when it came to meeting the judges, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.

She also revealed how she loved meeting hosts Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas for the first time as well.

When can I watch Bake Off 2020?

Bake Off continues every Tuesday night.

You can catch it from 8pm on Channel 4

You can also watch any episodes you miss on All 4.