Holly Bell

Mother, recipe writer, blogger, presenter and was runner up in the 2011 Great British Bake Off

Holly Bell grew up in Leicestershire, the daughter of two police officers. She trained to be a midwife for a year, delivering 10 babies in the process, dropped out to study English at Liverpool University and then spent her twenties working in advertising and living in London. In her late twenties she went home for Christmas, met a man, he proposed 9 days later and her career as a housewife and mother was born. In 2011 she took part in the Great British Bake Off and finished as a runner up.

Since then she juggles looking after two small boys with presenting on QVC, writing recipes and blogging. Another baby is due later this summer.

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