Earlier this year, TV’s most scrumdiddlyumptious show officially opened its tent doors once again
Great British Bake Off: season 8
It had new hosts (The Mighty Boosh’s Noel Fielding and QI’s Sandi Toksvig), a different home on Channel 4, a new judge (restaurateur and broadcaster Prue Leith), a fresh layer of varnish for Paul Hollywood, and a fresh batch of amateur bakers hoping to impress with their kitchen skills. Amid all the chopping and changing, at its heart Bake Off is still a show that unites us all through our obsession with our stomachs.
But how au fait are you with your parfait? Do you know your filo from your Shiloh? We’ve whipped up the ultimate test to sieve out the crème de la crème from the crumblers. Seeing as the difference between fancy-sounding desserts and celebrity baby names is surprisingly small, which of these is the name of a bake, and which is a famous person’s child?