Ever heard of the Great British Bake Off?
The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) is a show where home bakers duke it out against each other to demonstrate their baking abilities and win the title of Britain’s best amateur baker.
As you’ve probably noticed from the title of this article, a 32-year-old Malaysian contestant by the name of Syabira Yusoff managed to snag top place in the 13th season of GBBO (2022), beating her co-finalists Abdul Rehman Sharif and Sandro Farmhouse.
Meet the champ
Syabira works full-time as a cardiovascular researcher in London when she’s not baking tasty treats. Pictured above is the competition-winning cake she baked depicting an orangutan holding up its rainforest home.
Aside from the insane amount of creativity and hard work she put into making the cake, orangutans and rainforests are so deeply associated with Malaysia, making the cake all the more…