Emotional Adam Hills appears on The Great Celebrity Bake Off and talks about his late father’s battle with stomach cancer and leukemia

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Adam Hills spoke about his late father’s battle with stomach cancer and leukemia when he competed on The Great Stand Up To Cancer Bake Off.

The 53-year-old Australian comedian was one of four celebrities to compete on Sunday’s episode of the Channel 4 show, along with radio presenter Sarah Cox, the Reverend Richard Coles and Joe Locke.

During Sunday’s episode, Adam, who hosts the talk show The Last Legs, opened up about his own experience with cancer and how his father died from the disease.

“My father had stomach cancer when he was about 55 years old, and he overcame it, but 10 to 15 years later he developed leukemia,” Adam said.

“He passed away at the end of 2012. I think he would be thrilled to actually do something that would help cancer research.”

Adam Hills spoke about his late father's battle with stomach cancer and leukemia during his appearance on Sunday's Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off.

Adam Hills spoke about his late father’s battle with stomach cancer and leukemia during his appearance on Sunday’s Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off.

The celebrity edition of the baking show will see stars compete in a variety of baking challenges to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer.

Radio 2 presenter Sarah, 49, impressed judges Dame Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood after completing all the challenges and receiving Hollywood’s handshake for the second time in the series. , awarded the star baker’s apron.

Sarah, Adam, Richard and Joe were tasked with creating a biscuit in the Signature category, a custard slice in Technical Baking and, finally, a showstopper – a cake depicting their famous best friend.

In honor of his love of cycling, the DJ baked a toffee cake in the shape of his colleague Jeremy Vine riding a penny-farthing, which the judges called “absolutely delicious”.

After the win, Sarah said, “The kids won’t believe it. It’s all like some weird cheese dream!”

She also declared that she would never take off her winning apron.

Meanwhile, Proulx explained:[Sara] Once in the tent, she won the Signature Award, Technical Award, and Showstopper Award. She’s a good baker. ”

After presenting Jeremy’s cake to the judges, Paul said, “You managed to make something very professional.”

The 53-year-old Australian comedian was one of four celebrities to compete on Sunday's episode of the Channel 4 show, along with radio presenter Sarah Cox, the Reverend Richard Coles and Joe Locke.

The 53-year-old Australian comedian was one of four celebrities to compete on Sunday’s episode of the Channel 4 show, along with radio presenter Sarah Cox, the Reverend Richard Coles and Joe Locke.

During Sunday's episode, Adam, who hosts talk show The Last Leg, opened up about his own experience with cancer and how his father died from cancer.

During Sunday’s episode, Adam, who hosts talk show The Last Leg, opened up about his own experience with cancer and how his father died from cancer.

“My father had stomach cancer when he was about 55 years old, and he overcame it, but 10 to 15 years later he developed leukemia,” Adam said.

Sarah Cox impressed the judges and was awarded the Star Baker's apron

Sarah Cox impressed the judges and was awarded the Star Baker’s apron

Only Sarah joked, “This is the first time in my career I’ve made something professional.”

Adam decided to take advantage of the ultimate challenge and create his own cake in the shape of Last Leg co-presenter Alex Brooker’s prosthetic leg.

Admitted to the judges: “Alex knows what I’m making, but the reason he doesn’t know what I’m making is because he’s not my famous best friend, but the prosthetic leg is… Because I thought it would be easier to make than the head.”

Despite being impressed with the dessert’s decoration, the judges had a hard time cutting it, finding that the comedian had overmixed and overcooked the offering.

Meanwhile, Heartstoppers star Joe created a Victoria Sponge in honor of “Broadway royalty” Patti LuPone.

After the win, Sarah said,

After the win, Sarah said, “The kids won’t believe it. It’s all like some weird cheese dream!”

Adam decided to use the high-profile challenge to create his own cake in the shape of Last Leg co-presenter Alex Brooker's prosthetic leg.

Adam decided to use the high-profile challenge to create his own cake in the shape of Last Leg co-presenter Alex Brooker’s prosthetic leg.

Despite being impressed by the dessert decorations, the judges struggled to cut it, finding the comedians overmixed and overcooked the offering (Adam, right, Alex, left)

Despite being impressed by the dessert decorations, the judges struggled to cut it, finding the comedians overmixed and overcooked the offering (Adam, right, Alex, left)

His dessert left the judges eating more, munching on the decorated dessert, which Proulx described as the “perfect balance” of cream and jam.

Paul, on the other hand, said he was “clean as a pin.”

Devout Richard also made a Victoria sponge, but decided to bake one in the shape of his artist friend Grayson Perry.

Decorating to resemble Claire Richard, the Turner Prize winner’s alter ego, she joked, “Maybe that’s it.” [look like] Claire, in the gutter at 2am.

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