Lemon drizzle cake named as Sheffield's favourite dessert in survey

Lemon drizzle cake is Sheffield's favourite dessert.
Lemon drizzle cake is Sheffield's favourite dessert.
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Lemon drizzle cake has been named as Sheffield's favourite dessert in a new survey.

According to the statistics prepared by Gocompare.com, the sweet treat is nearly three times more popular here and across South Yorkshire than in other parts of the country.

The interactive map, produced in celebration of the forthcoming new series of The Great British Bake Off, shows the popularity of iconic desserts across the UK.

Discover the carrot cake capital, who’s wild for Welsh Cakes,and where’s big on Battenberg from the cherry on the top all the way down to the soggy bottom of the British Isles.

And below is the top list of bakes for the whole of the UK.

1. Scones

2. Victoria Sponge

3. Sticky Toffee Pudding

4. Shortbread

5. Eton Mess

6. Lemon Drizzle

7. Crumble

8. Carrot Cake

9. Trifle

10. Bakewell Tart

11. Welsh Cakes

12. Chelsea Bun

13. Battenberg

Winner of season 6, Nadia Nadiya Hussain’s hometown of Luton (Bedfordshire) have a love for lemon cake, whilst Mary Berry’s birthplace, Bath, (Gloucestershire) prefer Chelsea Buns. As for Paul Hollywood, his fellow Lancastrians have a soft spot for Sticky Toffee Pudding.

See the full map here: http://www.gocompare.com/home-insurance/great-british-bakes/