Prisoners get supplies to make their own cakes like Great British Bake Off stars

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Prisoners get supplies to make their own cakes like Great British Bake Off stars

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Lags can take part in their own Great Prison Bake Off now tasty ingredients are sold in prison tuck shops.

Millions of TV viewers tuned in when Bake Off returned – including prisoners doing time.

Lags inspired by the show will be able to whip up their own sweet treats in jail kitchens.

Baking products like self-raising flour, icing sugar, coconut milk and dried fruit are all available via mail order.

A source said: “All they need are eggs from the kitchen and they can put together sponges and all sorts. With time on their hands, some could put the TV contestants to shame.

“Just as long as no one says, ‘I could murder a piece of cake!’”

The list of products inmates are able to buy is regularly updated by the Ministry of Justice.

Keen baker Rose West, 66, pictured, who was jailed for life in 1995 for the murders of 10 girls and women, once scooped the first prize in a prison bake-off competition after whipping up a Victoria sponge.

Earlier this year, it emerged that mass murderer Jeremy Bamber, 59, was sending his own favourite cake recipes to a website run by supporters who claim he was wrongly convicted of killing his family.

His favourites ­included golden syrup cake, black forest gateau, apple charlotte and a fruit offering.