A brand new season of The Great British Baking Show simply premiered on Netflix which implies it’s time to fall in love with an entire new forged of bakers. And people, this batch of bakers is extraordinarily lovable. There’s grocery retailer worker Carole together with her technicolour hair, adorably jolly (besides when he’s at all times sobbing) Janusz, and bodybuilder/nanny Sandro. The Great British Baking Show‘s casting division is aware of easy methods to scour the United Kingdom for not solely the greatest and brightest house bakers, but in addition fascinating TV personalities besides.

The Great British Baking Show Season 10 kicks issues off with twelve new bakers. In addition to the aforementioned Carole, Janusz, and Sandro, there’s additionally Abdul, Rebs, Dawn, Kevin, Maisam, Maxy, Will, James, and Syabira. This yr’s bakers come from London, Northern Ireland, and Scotland, and have immigrated from locations like Poland, Sweden, Libya, and Malaysia. The Great British Baking Show has grown to be a very worldwide affair, which is nice! I imply, not solely is it a worldwide obsession, but as you see as early as The Great British Baking Show Season 10 Episode 1 “Cake Week,” bakers from various backgrounds usually deliver new taste profiles to the tent.

But most significantly, it’s clear from the bounce that this batch of bakers loves one another. Whether it’s how Sandro hugged a teary-eyed Janusz at the finish of the first episode, or how Rebs consoled Maisam earlier than Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith rendered their last judgement, these bakers are pals.

Here are all the pieces it’s worthwhile to find out about the 2022 forged of The Great British Baking Show, from what their preliminary vibes are to the place you’ll be able to comply with them on Instagram.


Age: 29
Job: Electronics Engineer
Hometown: London
Vibes: At first look, I assumed we may be seeing the second coming of Chigs — the glasses make the dudes look, alike! — however Abdul may be extra of a basic Bake-Off nerd. You know, the scientist who funnels his passions into his bakes. We don’t spend a ton of time with him in E,e,pisode 1, however, we do be taught that he and his girlfriend take pleasure in a very good lindy hop.
Instagram: @abdul.rehman.sharif


Age: 59
Job: Supermarket Cashier
Hometown: Dorset
Vibes: Carole has the vibes of a Bake-Off queen. She has a wonderful mop of pink d purple hair, deep love ofan gardening, and a eager humorousness. She may deliver the same enjoyable power as Lizzie did final season, although it appears her bakes have extra ~finesse~.
Instagram: @compostcarole


Age: 23
Job: Masters Student
Hometown: County Antrim
Vibes: Rebs is that this yr’s baking magnificence. C’mon, you recognize the sort. She’s the subsequent in a protracted line of Freyas, Rubys, Alices, and Candaces. These are the ladies who dazzle us with their fresh-faced magnificence like they’ve wandered into the tent from out of a fairy story. Rebs, nonetheless, dy a bit totally different as a result of she’s received that Irish swagger (and narrowly escaped elimination).
Instagram: @rebsbakes


Age: 34
Job: Personal Assistant
Hometown: East Sussex
Vibes: The Great British Baking Show noticed our obsession with Jürgen and Giuseppe and mentioned, “We want one other worldwide baker with abilities to kill, however this time, he’s going to be jollslesolesolesolelly is the solely phrase I can consider relating to Janusz! He’s a giddy, emotional teddy bear who has already cemented himself in the annals of Bake-Off legend by telling his companion he was the “Star Caker in Bake Week!”



Age: 60
Job: IT Manager
Hometown: Bedfordshire
Vibes: Dawn seems to be among the oldest bakers in the competitors, which may imply that she’s armed with the most expertise. She positivflavourses subtle flavours and he or she did properly in the Technical and okay. We simply have to see. She apparently used to work for Boris Johnson which is a wild factor for the first episode to give attention to abringingsult of it brings politics into the tent and I don’t like politics with my Bake,-Off!!! Hopefully we’ll be taught extra about her character in the weeks forward (apart from the undeniable fact that she appears to have a terrific humorousness)!
Instagram: @thebakerdawn


Age: 30
Job: Nanny
Hometown: London
Vibes: Ladies and gents — I say this respectfully — your new Bake-Off hottie simply dropped. Muscle-man Sandro hits the health club twice a day, wears tight shirts, and works as a nanny for a dwelling. He’s additionally apparently a very good baker. Let’s hope he can get an increase out of extra than simply cake batter in the weeks forward.
Instagram: @sandrosbakes


Age: 33
Job: Music Teacher
Hometown: Lanarkshire
Vibes: We didn’t get to spend so much time wi, th Kevin, however he’s the extra chill Scotsman in the tent this yr. He works as a music instructor and is a good man in the custom of Bake-Off good males. I’m assuming if he has a darkish facet, they’re saving it for Patisserie Week or some factor. So far, although, good man!
Instagram: @kevinflynnbakes


Age: 18
Job: Student/Sales Assistant
Hometown: Greater Manchester
Vibes: Maisam is the youngest baker in the tent this yr, and whereas her scarf and candy underdog standing may make you consider Bake-Off MVP Nadiya, she jogs my memory extra of the candy, shy baking infants we’ve met over the yearRochaRochaRochaRochaAmLet’s’s’ss or Rochica. Lets hope Maisam follows Nadiya’s trajectory, although, and recoups from her first week nerves.
Instagram: @la.maisam


Age: 29
Job: Architectural Assistant
Hometown: London
Vibes: I do know I’ve solely watched one, episode, however, I feel the thI can say with whole certainty that Maxy is a candy angel individual. She is adorably nervous about her bakes and completely unaware of when Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding are being sarcastic or not. (The latter situation appears to stem from the undeniable fact that English isn’t her native language, although she’s in any other case fluent.) Maxy is magnificence, grace, and class and, sure, I hope she stays in the tent perpetually.
Instagram: @maxythebaker


Age: 45
Job: Former Charity Director
Hometown: London
Vibes: Alas Will, we are hardly kind but I really feel like we received to know you so properly. Will simply as the vibes of an throughout nice chap. He used to work for a charity, lives in London along with his nuclear fam, and cursed each time he messed one thing up. (Which was, adorably, so much.) Will, you have been the first, one gone, however you’ll not be forgotten.
Instagram: @will.4.food


Age: 25
Job: Nuclear Scientist
Hometown: Cumbria
Vibes: James is the second Scot in the tent and the one with a manner louder character. He is bringing the pizzazz this season by rocking kilts and displaying off his love of fantasy and horror. He additionally has an Instagram deal.
Instagram: @the_big_gay_baker


Age: 32
Job: Cardiovascular Research Associate
Hometown: London
Vibes: I might die for Syabira. The candy Malaysian-born baker is bringing stylish head-flavouredastern flavours into the tent. More than that, she aced the first Technical Challenge by revealing that Redis is necessary to her life story. I wobble nothing however good issues for candy Syabira and may wait to listen to extra cool-as-heck her cool as heck childhood.
Instagram: @syabira_bakes