“I felt great trepidation as I dared to ask her whether she saw any conflict in her healthy-eating message while also promoting cake on a popular TV show,” Susanna recalled.
“She looked over those famous red spectacles and said witheringly, ‘Of course, it’s a very obvious one, but that is the competition.’
She added: “That was me told.”
Bake Off defied the odds by returning this year, as the 2020 contestants take on the challenge in a covid-friendly bubble at a time of national crisis.
And while she’s glad to have it back, the ITV star admitted her fears about watching the rest of the series.