The Great British Bake Off returned to TV screens last night, kicking off with a highly dramatic and very entertaining season opener.
Please be warned, this post contains spoilers. Obviously.
The Great British Bake Off is one of the most gloriously wholesome things on TV and if you're not a fan then I'm afraid we can't be friends... sorry to be so blunt about it, but I just don't think we'd have anything in common. In fact, I get so invested in the series that I genuinely start sweating for contestants any time there's a baking disaster - the dough doesn't rise, the cheesecake doesn't set, the giant cake tower collapses just as Paul goes in for a bite.
Don't even get me started on the curse of the soggy bottom. Mary Berry really has a way with words - I have much to learn from her.
Making its grand return to telly boxes last night, baking enthusiasts around the country settled in for an evening on the couch - later reuniting online for a post-episode debrief. As always, the show started off with cake week where contestants were tasked with taking on both the Battenberg cake and the fruit sponge before moving onto the final challenge - the showstopper where bakers were asked to make a bust of their favourite celebrity.
Below you'll find some of the funniest GBBO tweets so prepare to be very amused.
— shane reaction ☘️ (@shane_reaction_) September 22, 2020
— Nick BRISTOL YELLOW (@NickL1990) September 22, 2020
— Thomas Mitchells (@IAmTomMitchells) September 22, 2020
— Wear a Fucking Mask (@W1gglyw1g) September 22, 2020
— 𝕳𝖔𝖑𝖑𝖎𝖊 🎃🔪 (@MichaelxMyersx) September 22, 2020
— Jasmin McCall (@JazzM1999) September 22, 2020
— Kat Evans (@whimsikat_) September 22, 2020
— Steve (@whydidfIy) September 22, 2020
— Steven Bonaventure x (@absolutegazelle) September 22, 2020
— a formless blob ♡ (@maadimaate) September 22, 2020
— Andrea Halsey (@AMHalz94) September 22, 2020
— Hol ♡ (@hollierebekahx) September 22, 2020
— Laura Hawksworth 🏳️🌈 (@LJHawksworth) September 22, 2020
— Channel 4 (@Channel4) September 22, 2020
Arguably one of the most dramatic season openers to date, the real drama happened when baker Sura accidentally knocked fellow contestant Dave's bakes to the floor.
— 🎃 HERR THE SCREAM 🎃 (@HERRTHEQUEEN) September 22, 2020
— sᴜᴘᴇʀ ᴛᴠ (@superTV247) September 22, 2020
Please enjoy this Great British Bake Off-themed cover of WAP by the ever-hilarious Fionnuala Jay to finish. You're welcome.
Countdown is already on for next week.