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Great British Bake Off winner is crowned

17 October 2012 Last updated at 18:52 BST

Law student John Whaite has won the third series of BBC Two's the Great British Bake Off.

The 23-year-old beat fellow bakers Brendan Lynch and James Morton in Tuesday night's final, after baking a "Heaven and Hell" chiffon cake.

A peak audience of 7.2 million people watched him take the title, making The Great British Bake Off the most-watched show in its timeslot, with 25% of the total TV audience.

Lizo Mzimba reports.