Two British Asians to contest for the Great British Bake Off show


Contestants for the The Great British Bake Off show (Image source: Radiotimes.com)
Contestants for the The Great British Bake Off show (Image source: Radiotimes.com)

TWO British Asian contestants were revealed as the latest line-up for the popular cooking show The Great British Bake Off.

Makbul, a 51-year-old accountant from Greater Manchester, will be joined by Sura, a 31-year-old pharmacy dispenser from London, in competing for the Bake Off title.

Makbul

The 11th series is set to kick off on September 22nd at 8pm on Channel 4.

Makbul said he enjoys making traditional Asian nankhatai biscuits, while Sura said her strengths lie in flavour and making small and dainty bakes.

“But my weakness is large multi-tiered cakes,” she admitted.

Sura

Previous Bake Off winners include Nadiya Hussain in 2015 and Rahul Mandal in 2018.