Great British Bake Off (GBBO) returned for the fifth episode of the 2021 series this week with one more baker leaving the show.

Each week amateur bakers take part in baking challenges where they attempt to pull off signature, technical and showstopper bakes.

Every episode is a combination of a baking week and this week’s episode showed the bakers taking on German week.

Who left Great British Bake Off this week?

Unfortunately, another episode of GBBO meant another contestant had to leave.

This time it was Freya’s turn to say goodbye to the Bake Off tent.

The 19-year-old psychology student from North Yorkshire will not take part in any further challenges.



The programme’s Twitter account posted a message as the news broke that Freya would be leaving, writing: ““I feel genuinely blessed to have had the chance to share my love of vegan baking with the world” Here’s a lovely letter from fabulous Freya to all you Bake Off fans. #GBBO”

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Who won star baker for German week?

At the end of the episode we saw Giuseppe, a 45-year-old chief engineer from Bristol, crowned star baker as he wowed the judges with his efforts.

What is next week’s theme on Great British Bake Off?

Next week the amateur bakers will take on baking challenges such as a deep-fried signature, a challenging technical and a showstopper that’s savoury.

You’ll see these bakes on next week’s episode for pastry week.

Great British Bake Off will continue to air on Channel 4 on Tuesdays at 8pm.