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Viewers lose it over X-rated cooking show blunder

It's definitely a snail, OK?
It's definitely a snail, OK? The Sun

GREAT British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood was left a giggling wreck - after one contestant baked what looked like a penis.

In tonight's show Siberian-born Julia Chernogorova, 21, tried to make a snail and mushroom out of bread as part of the UK cooking program's showstopper challenge, The Sun reports.

But she was left with a slightly more ... phallic-looking creation.

Hollywood struggled to speak and had to compose himself after catching a glance of the self-taught baker's efforts.

We're just hoping it's not cream-filled.
We're just hoping it's not cream-filled. The Sun

"I like the snail," he told Julia, before falling apart in a fit of giggles.

Co-host Sandi Toksvig asked him: "Is there something about the shape of the snail in particular?"

Fellow judge Prue Leith, 77, to angrily tell him: "Paul, are you going to pull yourself together?"

Viewers of the episode in the UK had similarly enthusiastic reactions to the rather manly-looking snail:

This story originally appeared on The Sun and is republished here with permission.

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