The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Meet the final contestants

The Great British Bake Off 2016 contestants: Who's in the final?

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The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists are confirmed - Meet the final contestants!

Over the past 8 weeks we've seen 12 bakers take on a variety of challenges set by Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry.

Each week one has left the famous Bake Off tent and now just three contestants remain.

One will be crowned The Great British Bake Off 2016 winner and the champion of the last ever BBC series.

The Great British Bake Off 2016 airs next Wednesday night at 8PM on BBC One.

The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists

Jane Beedle

The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Jane
The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Jane

Age: 61

From: Beckenham

Job: Garden designer

Jane lives in Beckenham with her husband Ray where she designs gardens for a living. She has two children who are both at University can be found in the kitchen any time she's away from the garden.

Jane says she'll be up early each morning to bake bread with a passion that stems from her grandfather who used to own his own baker in Hastings. While Jane loves to things traditional with baking classic cakes, biscuits and pastry, she's also not scared to experiment.

Candice Brown

The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Candice
The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Candice

Age: 31

From: Originally from North London, now lives in Bedfordshire

Job: PE teacher

Candice was born in London where she lived in the pub ran by her parents. She's since moved to Bedfordshire where she lives with boyfriend Liam and pug Dennis. Candice has a degree in Sport, PE and Community Studies and works in pastoral care and teaching PE at a secondary school.

Her baking comes from Nan and hopes to be “even half the lady she was.” Famous for her bright lipstick, Candice is a vintage lover who has been known to bake in her PJs... and heels.

Andrew Smyth

The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Andrew
The Great British Bake Off 2016 finalists: Andrew

Age: 25

From: Originally from Northern Ireland, current lives in Derby

Job: Aerospace engineer for Rolls- Royce

Originally hailing from Northern Ireland, Andrew currently lives with three friends in Derby where he works as an aerospace engineer for Rolls-Royce, designing jet engines.

Baking therefore seems quite the opposite to his day job, with Andrew having been taught to bake by his nan and grandma who have passed down family recipes.

Andrew went to Cambridge University and goes out of his way to make all his bakes look beautiful, pushing the boundaries of design and baking.

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