Bake Off star Candice Brown reveals she married her partner of six years Liam Macaulay

Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown has revealed she's married Liam Macaulay, her partner of six years.

The former GBBO winner took to social media to share the exciting news, writing on Twitter: 'Got married didn’t we ❤️💙'.

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According to HELLO! magazine, the couple said 'I do' in a French chateau, in front of family, friends and their pet dogs - pug Dennis and pomeranian Sybil.

The wedding cake was actually made by Candice's fellow Bake Off contestants, who also attended the wedding.

Fans of the author were quick to send their well-wishes after hearing the great news.

One said: 'Congratulations darling! Wishing you a lifetime of happiness together 😘😘🎉🎉'; while another added: 'Congratulations, wishing you all the happiness!! ❤️❤️'.

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Former GBBO winner Nancy Birtwhistle also sent her well-wishes: 'Huge congratulations Candice ♥️'.

Speaking ahead of the ceremony, the baker said she would maybe going to take inspiration from a well-known Hollywood face for her wedding dress.

'We know where, we know when [we're getting married], it's just a case of going to try on some dresses,' Candice told Hello! magazine before her wedding.

'Jennifer Lawrence's dress when she fell off the stairs at the Oscars… I love that dress, I love it. But I don’t know, they say you have to try things on so I could be in a sparkly leotard!'

The 33-year-old was proposed to by Liam last year, after five years together.

Recalling the proposal, Liam described the sweet proposal saying that he took her back to where they had their first date in Bedfordshire.

He then pulled a ring from the glove compartment of his car to pop the question, and Candice's reaction was naturally very emotional.

He told Hello! at the time: 'So I proposed in a car park, but it meant something to us. Candice just cried for five minutes before she could say, “Yes!”'

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Candice has also recently recently revealed that she was victim of body shaming on social media, having been trolled after an image emerged in the media of her in a bikini.

The comments had such an effect she said she burst into tears during a wedding dress fitting.

Mariana is a lifestyle writer who has written for Goodto.com and My Imperfect Life. She joined the Goodto.com team as an intern after completing her journalism MA at City University. After six months spent writing about food, celebrity news, and family trends, Mariana left to write for Healthy Food magazine - but returned in 2017, to join the Future team once again. In her spare time, you’ll find Mariana in the kitchen cooking for her friends.