Who won the Great British Bake Off 2022? The winner revealed as other bakers leave the iconic tent

If you're wondering who won The Great British Bake Off then you're probably not alone as the hit baking show finale returned to our screens...

The Great British Bake Off 2022 contestants
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Who won The Great British Bake Off 2022 might be the question on your mind as Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith decided whose baked treats weren't good enough to win the season final.

Whilst for many people the end of August and start of September saw children going back to school and the approach of autumn, for baking enthusiasts it was time to settle down for when Bake Off starts for 2022 . The new The Great British Bake Off 2022 line-up was announced earlier this year, leaving fans in no doubt that this was going to be a fabulous series. 

Over the years so many Great British Bake Off contestants - and Celebrity Bake Off contestants too - have gone on to great things and now new bakers entered the tent to battle it out for the chance to be crowned Star Baker and progress one step closer to the final. But who won The Great British Bake Off last night and who was sent home? We reveal what you need to know after the final episode…

Who won The Great British Bake Off 2022?

Syabira Yusoff was crowned winner of the Great British Bake Off 2022. After last week's emotional semi final that saw Janusz axed from the Bake Off tent, Patisserie week needed perfection and it dashed another baker's dreams of becoming a champion in the tent. It was Abdul and Sandro who Prue and Paul decided to let go in the final, with the electronics engineer and the London nanny failing to impress with a summer pudding bomb and a showstopper.

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On winning, Syabira admitted, "This is the biggest achievement in my life. All of the hard work, all of the trial and error - it's all worth it. I'm very, very proud!"

She added, "I'm coming out as a new person after this competition. I became more confident and I trust my instinct. We can do anything we want as long as we give all of our heart and work for it."

Fans are delighted with the winning result.

One fan tweeted, "Yay congratulations Syabira!! Such a humble contestant and such a well deserved win!"

Another fan put, "What 3 wonderful bakers - and people. Love them all! Be more like bakers hey. #gbbo #bekind #bakeoff @BritishBakeOff"

And a third fan added, "Fantastic !!!!! Congrats to Syabira !!!! I knew she was gonna win Bake Off this season !!!! Congratulations to all the winners !!!!!"

But runners up Sandro was full of praise for the winner, he said, "I'm so proud of Syabira she fully deserves this. She is the Queen of flavours." Beforereflecting on his time on the show.

"It's been an amazing experience. It's been a dream. You guys made my dream come true."

And reflecting on the past 10 weeks, runner up Abdul said, "For me, this is a massive achievement. I'm so happy. I'm so proud of myself and I'm happy that Syabira got it as well. You could see in her how hard she has worked for this."

All episodes of The Great British Bake Off 2022 are now available to catch-up on via All 4.

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Emma Shacklock
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Emma is a Senior Lifestyle Writer with six years of experience working in digital publishing, ranging from book publishing to magazines. She currently looks after all things Lifestyle for Woman&Home, Goodto.com, and My Imperfect Life.

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