GBBO viewers are not convinced batter counts as baking

As the Great British Bake Off contestants got to grip with Yorkshire puddings, pancakes and churros, a great debate broke out on Twitter.

Does cooking with batter really count as baking?

Undated BBC handout file photo of Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, who have yet to confirm they will be joining The Great British Bake Off when it moves to Channel 4.
Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry judged the first batter week (Mark Bourdillon/BBC)

With two challenges involving frying rather than baking, viewers were not convinced batter week was a winner.

There was some dissenting opinion, but it was few and far between.

The Great British Bake Off continues next Wednesday at 8pm on BBC One.

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