Nice British Bake Off’s Luis Troyano died in October, aged 48 (Image: BBC)
Great British Bake Off bosses honoured late contestant Luis Troyano on the finish of an emotional finale.
The amateur baker died last month, following a battle with oesophageal most cancers, on the age of 48.
He competed in Bake Off season 5 in 2014, ending the present as runner-up to Nancy Birtwhistle.
Within the last moments of the episode – shortly after Peter Sawkins won the show – an image of Luis was proven, with the easy message: ‘In reminiscence of Luis Troyano. 1971-2020.’
Followers watching on from dwelling revealed they had been ‘sobbing’ over the tribute.
‘Yep. Positively cried at that last montage. And LUIS,’ a Twitter consumer replied. ‘I nonetheless bear in mind his American themed eclairs as one in every of my all time Bake off greatest bakes.
Bake Off bosses honoured Luis in a tribute on the finish of the finale (Image: Channel 4)
‘Thanks #GBBO for a slither of normality on this loopy yr. X.’
‘Relaxation in Peace Luis, you can be tremendously missed #gbbo,’ one other agreed.
‘This years GBBO was so sorely wanted and I’m so grateful the crew went by means of A lot to get it completed,’ a follower penned.
‘I used to be sobbing on the finish, RIP Luis, you completely real, stunning soul. #GBBO.’
Luis was named as a runner-up in Bake Off, in 2014 (Image: PA)
‘After I say I sobbed seeing Luis on the finish, im not exaggerating #gbbo [sic]’ one said.
Luis competed within the 2014 season of Bake Off, alongside Martha Collison, Chetna Makan and Iain Watters.
His loss of life was confirmed by his administration crew at first of this month.
AK Artist Administration shared an announcement over the unhappy information, which learn: ‘Sadly, my beautiful shopper misplaced his courageous battle towards Oesophageal most cancers final week.
‘A unbelievable man with a love of baking that noticed him get to the finals of GBBO, write an exquisite guide, Bake It Nice and accomplish that far more.
‘At all times in our ideas.’