And the special charity Great Sport Relief Bake Off was just what the doctor ordered.
With comedy musical actor Michael Ball involved there were bound to be some laughs but even we didn't expect them to start an actual fire...well, they burnt the carpet.
"He's won awards for playing Sweeney Todd, so he's used to unusual bakes." #GBBOSportRelief— Lucia... (@River_Shadow) January 15, 2014
Also throwing their wooden spoons in the ring was cyclist Victoria Pendleton, who impressed everyone with her baking skills - which included a spun sugar bike!
Joining her was perennial TV laugher Jamelia, who spent the whole episode guffawing her way around the tent, and broadcaster and eventual star baker, Emma Freud.
Trust us, from doughnuts that "look like onion rings," to Michael balls Showstopper, you won't regret switching the S&M of CBB to a nice tray bake and a cup of tea.
Did you watch, did you snort your tea out of your nose with laughter? ...Just us then. Tweet us @handbagcom
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