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Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain to make Queen's 90th birthday cake

Published 15/04/2016

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Great British Bake Off's Nadiya Hussain has revealed she is baking the Queen's 90th birthday cake.

The winner of the popular BBC show will be serving up an orange drizzle cake with orange curd and orange butter cream.

She revealed the news on ITV's Loose Women saying the cake would be "very citrussy".

Master baker Hussain considered doing a fruit cake but told the panel: "I thought let's do something a little bit different."

The mother-of-three told a cute anecdote about her daughter's reaction to the news.

Hussain said: "When I told the kids (I was making a cake for the Queen), the boys were great a t keeping it a secret. I told my daughter and she said, 'Oh Mary Berry? You've made lots of cakes for Mary Berry."

Her culinary delight will be delivered to the Queen personally next Thursday on her 90th at Windsor Castle's Guildhall.

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