Celebrity baker and Great British Bake-Off Champion Nadiya Hussain has talked to Shaimaa Khalil for the BBC's 100 Women season about coping with fame, her identity as a British Muslim and writing about defiant women. Mrs Hussain's success on the BBC baking competition was watched by a record audience of over 13 million people last No
"The Great British Bake Off" TV show winner Nadiya Hussain poses for photographers in London, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Nadiya Hussain was crowned winner of the contest Wednesday on a program watched by 13.4 million people, one in five of the British population and the biggest TV audience of the year. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Now there's a cake fit for a queen. Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 90th birthday on Thursday, sliced her way through a three-tiered, gold and purple cake baked by Nadiya Hussain, the 2015 winner of The Great British Bake Off (or as it's know in the U.S., The Great British Baking Show), the uplifting, earnest competition show about bakers devoted to perfecting their art.