Hermine’s accent was on viewer’s minds as she made her way further into the Bake Off 2020 competition. So where is her accent from?
Hermine is amongst the bakers on this year’s Great British Bake Off, and has made it to the final 4 left in this year’s series.
With only a few of them now in the running to the final, cameras have seen more of Hermine, which has led fans to notice her accent.
So what is Hermine’s accent? We found out the ethnicity of the baker!
Meet Bake Off’s Hermine
Hermine is a 39-year-old accountant living in London.
She used to love helping her mum bake for big family gatherings when growing up, and at the age of eight decided to take it in her stride.
It all started when the Bake Off star bought the ingredients for a Savarin cake – and she’s been baking in the kitchen ever since.
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What is Hermine’s accent?
- Hermine was born and raised in Benin, West Africa
This was before she moved to London in 2001 for further education.
The French influence in Benin is where Hermine’s passion for patisserie comes from, as she loves baking millefeuille, éclairs and entremets.
Benin is a French-speaking West African nation. So her upbringing there must be where she gets her accent from!
Fans react to Hermine’s accent
It’s no secret that viewers have enjoyed listening to Hermine’s “soothing” voice throughout the Bake Off 2020 series.
Many are placing their bets on Hermine to be crowned the winner!
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