Peter was topped winner on Tuesday (Image: Love Productions/Channel 4)
He’s performed it! The ‘baby-faced murderer’ Peter Sawkins has been crowned the winner of the Great British Bake Off 2020.
The 20-year-old finance pupil from Edinburgh has demonstrated baking experience far past his years all through the present, and turns into the Bake Off’s youngest ever winner.
He established himself as probably the most constant baker all through the sequence, proving his expertise in Tuesday’s last and seeing off stiff competitors from Dave and Laura – who led the tributes after the show.
However how effectively do you bear in mind Peter’s Showstopper bakes? These are all his scrumptious creations, ranked from least to most spectacular.
Week 3 – The botched bread plaque
Peter’s bread creation wasn’t his greatest (PIcture: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
Making one thing that tasted like a ‘piece of leather-based’ isn’t a very good factor – particularly not within the Bake Off tent. Peter turned in his worst present stopper throughout Bread Week, which left Paul and Prue chewing issues over – and over, and over. Fortunately, Peter’s gluten-free signature and rainbow bagels bailed him out.
Week 8 – Jelly jeopardy
Peter’s jelly creation (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
Peter truly got here closest to leaving the tent in Dessert Week although, after failing to impress the judges together with his mini cheesecakes and coming fourth within the technical. His jelly artwork Christmas cake design left a little bit to be desired for the showstopper, which he admitted he didn’t spend sufficient time prepping earlier than the recording.
Week 6 – Cute Kawaii cake
Not too bad-minton (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
Peter loved a strong if unspectacular time within the tent throughout Japanese week, embracing his love for badminton with a matcha-flavoured ‘Dizzy the Shuttlecock’ cake. It didn’t ace the judging, however confirmed the baker’s extra playful facet and it’s one of many cutest creations he turned in throughout the entire present.
Week 2 – Burns supper showstopper
Peter did Scotland proud (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
Peter gained over the entire of Scotland together with his Burns Supper’ showstopper – one of many strongest 3D biscuit bakes on show within the tent. He wanted it too, after coming tenth within the technical. However Peter might at all times ship a particular bake when it was extra wanted, and the judges have been filled with reward for the delicious biscuit creation.
Week 7 – (N)ice cream cake
The baker loved a robust 80s week (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
This was one of many trickiest challenges on the 2020 sequence of Bake Off, with temperatures sky rocketing whereas the bakers have been making their showstoppers on 80s week. Peter’s ice cream cake was a very good effort from the baker, however the extra manufacturers added into the combination made it tougher for the cake to set. The intricate decorations and a spotlight to element greater than made up for it, although.
Week 4 – White chocolate deal with
The educational-themed cake went down a storm (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
When he’s not baking, Peter is one 12 months into a level in accounting and finance. He celebrated his time in schooling by making a particular graduation-inspired showstopper throughout chocolate week – though we doubt it’ll final the 2 years till his research are over. Paul was a fan of the cake, and Peter’s good begin on the present continued in type in week 4.
Week 5 – An ideal caged tart
Peter confirmed his precision in pastry week (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
Laura might need gained star baker in pastry week, however Peter was very unfortunate to overlook out – particularly after pulling off a really skilled caged tart. His flavours have been spot on, and the craft he confirmed with the ornate cage confirmed his precision. He additionally made a tray of fish-shaped pasties and gained first place within the technical – one other robust week.
Week 1 – Gold-medal worthy cake
Caption: Sir Chris Hoy despatched GBBO star a very good luck video after cake tribute
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The showstoppers in week one have been a combined bag to say the least. Hermine made a harrowing effigy of Lupita Nyong’o and Marc’s cake model of David Bowie was so dangerous that the singer’s son Duncan Jones had a pop at it. Peter’s model of Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy was an actual winner although. It was the second Peter introduced himself within the tent and gained his first Star Baker.
Week 9 – A basic dice cake
A complicated semi-final deal with (Image: Peter Sawkins/Instagram)
This easy, elegant and superbly flavoured effort earned him his second Star Baker title and a handshake from Paul Hollywood besides. Peter delivered an excellent efficiency when it mattered within the semi-final, marking his most interesting creation to this point on the time. His pistachio and raspberry dice cake have been every part the judges requested for, and confirmed Peter might mix sensible flavour profiles with skilled finishes. Paul mentioned: ‘You’ve bought a pleasant shine on all of them and it’s set superbly.’
Week 10 – The ultimate showstopper
Peter proudly exhibits off his last showstopper (Image: Love Productions)
Saving the perfect till final, Peter signed off in type on Tuesday’s present, with an impressed creation that tipped the ultimate in his favour. The baker confirmed all the expertise in his arsenal when it mattered probably the most, making a staggering last showstopper that ensured his victory.
The sheer quantity of labor he managed to slot in throughout his final look within the tent was an actual achievement, and the judges have been filled with reward for his ‘scrumptious’ flavours and ‘pretty and silky easy’ textures. Congratulations Peter!
The Nice British Bake Off airs on Channel 4.