Would you and your mates go on a '˜Great British Bake Off' stag do?

Grooms-to-be have started going on alternative stag-dos - where they are taught how to BAKE CAKES by stars from the Great British Bake Off.

Monday, 6th February 2017, 6:00 am
Would you and your mates go on a Great British Bake Off stag do?

Costing £99 per person, parties of 12 or more are being encouraged to “Bake with a legend”, such as Howard Middleton, Ian Cumming and Paul Jagger, who will crown one of the stag group the champion baker.

The three-hour session includes all the aprons, ingredients and the occasional drink to keep the die-hard stag-do goers happy.

Male interest in baking has been on the rise thanks to the GBBO - as long ago as 2013 it was found that more men had watched an instalment of the baking contest than a Champion’s League match on the other side.

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The Stag Company unveiled the new idea after it was announced that 42 per cent of males in Britain bake every week.

Chief executive Rob Hill says: “There has been a huge shift in what stags are looking for in their final weekend of freedom.

“And activities like this are a great mix of fun and healthy competition.

“Every friendship group contains a secret baker, and stags can celebrate this and return home with new skills that will do them well in married life.”

“Afterwards, there will be time to socialise...”