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This Ireland-Shaped Biscuit Caused Major Controversy Last Night

By RebeccaL

September 6, 2017 at 3:46pm


We're always delighted to see the Great British Bakeoff return to our screens, but last night's show sparked some major controversy for Irish viewers. 

Competing in a biscuit-making challenge, contestant Chris Geiger made a bit of a cultural faux pas. 

Chris was making an edible biscuit board game and decided to include a biscuit- shaped Great Britain, which looked like this. 


Image: Channel 4

Irish viewers were NOT impressed and took to Twitter to tell Chris exactly what they thought of his creation. 

And Director of Amnesty International in Ireland, Colm O'Gorman, even got involved. 

Last night's episode was the second in this year's series, which has undergone a major shakeup with the introduction of new judges, presenters and a network change. 

The show is now broadcast on Channel 4, having moved from BBC earlier this year. 

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