Vegan baker Freya Cox latest contestant to be eliminated from Great British Bake Off

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Egan Baker Freya Cox has become the latest contestant to be kicked out of The Great British Bake Off.

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in the fifth episode of channel 4 Baking Contest, 19-year-old, the youngest contestant of the year, exited after failing to impress the judges Paul Hollywood And Pru Leith.

For the German week, the competitors competed biscuits, a layered Prinzregentantort, and a leavened-leavened cake for their showstoppers.


Ms. Cox’s upside-down yeast-leaved cake showstopper was left to face criticism.

After the show aired, Ms Cox said: “I feel truly blessed to have had the opportunity to share my love of vegan baking with the world.”

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Meanwhile, Italian competitor Giuseppe Dell’Anno defeated German-born Jurgen Krauss to take home the star Baker.

Judge Paul Hollywood said: “Giuseppe did really well, he’s really in his stride now and could be one to watch. I was a little disappointed with Juergen’s showstopper.

Elsewhere, host Noel Fielding caused some concern to viewers after not appearing for a few episodes due to feeling “under the weather”.

This came weeks after the producersafter catching fire The show’s first vegan contestant Ms. Cox was forced to To use animal products during a technical challenge.

Student Ms. Cox apologized to fans after using buttercream during Cake Week.

Writing on Instagram, she said: “Wanted to add a small disclaimer before the episode, I was desperate to show the world that vegan baking is just as exciting with the hope of inspiring people to give it a try.

“For obvious reasons I was not able to convert the technical challenge as it would mean that the whole show was unfair.

“Sorry if this sounds depressing, but I have plans for all of you vegetarian recipes once the show ends, so I hope it makes up for it.”

Jordi Casamitjana, an animal rights activist who helped establish ethical vegetarianism in British law, slammed producers for not allowing Ms Cox to exercise a substitute.

Speaking to The Times, he said: “Respect them at the beginning of their visions when they are young and don’t put them in the beginning where they are facing these dilemmas in the public eye with many eyes. And criticizing.

“For this I think the fault of this situation lies with the producers of the program.”

Alyssa Allen, director of animal welfare group PETA, said: “We are in the midst of a vegan revolution, and manufacturers are taking the cake by not allowing ‘vegan’ dishes to contestants in a technical challenge.”

After her debut on the Channel 4 show, Ms Cox, who is a keen equestrian, was forced to delete a social media page after being trolled by animal rights activists.

One wrote: “The problem with people like me is, yeah it’s great that someone is going into a mainstream program promoting a vegetarian diet. But please don’t say that when you ride horses.” You are passionate about ethics.”

Channel 4 and Luv Productions did not respond for comment when contacted.


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