This Mornings Alison Hammond admits cake convinced her to take GBBO host job

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    It was announced earlier today (March 17), that Alison Hammond will co-host The Great British Bake Off alongside Noel Fielding.

    Hosting This Morning with Dermot O'Leary on Friday morning, one hour after her GBBO news was confirmed, Alison made an admission.

    After being congratulated on her new job by Dermot, Alison revealed the real reason that she took the Channel 4 hosting gig.

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    Dermot gushed that Alison was the "new Bake Off host" before Alison said: "Can you believe it?"

    The studio then burst out in cheers and whoops before Alison revealed that the cake was why she signed up for the show.

    "I'll be honest with you, I'm just in it for the cake," she admitted, before adding: "I really am."

    After it was announced fans flocked to Twitter to celebrate the exciting news, with many over the moon for the former Big Brother star.

    One fan penned: "I just love Alison Hammond. How can you not ??? She is so funny and bubbly and can't wait to see her host The Great British Bake Off."

    "Congrats Alison!" added a second, while a third said: "Yay congratulations Alison new Bake Off presenter… can't wait."

    A fourth then wrote: "I can’t wait to see Alison Hammond on GBBO. She’s going to give Paul Hollywood a run for his money This Morning."

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