Bake Off’s Manon Lagrève gives birth to baby girl and shares sweet name

Bake Off’s Manon Lagrève gives birth to baby girl and shares sweet name

June 22, 2021

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Manon Lagrève has revealed she's given birth to her first child with fiancé Luke Bennett.

The 29 year old, who took part in The Great British Bake Off in 2018, took to her Instagram feed to announce the happy news with her 151,000 followers.

The star shared a series of sweet snaps of her newborn, including one of the young tot wrapped in a white blanket and a matching hat as she slept soundly with a pale pink bunny at her side.

Another showed a black and white photo of herself laying in a hospital bed as her baby girl rested on her chest following the birth.


While a third saw the new mum dressed in a pink and green shirt as her bundle of joy slept against her chest while wrapped in a rainbow blanket.

In the caption, Manon told her legion of fans they decided to name her Fleur Camille Bennett before explaining she arrived earlier than expected.

Sharing two sunflower emojis, the star wrote: "Fleur Camille Bennett

"Born on Father’s Day 20th June 2021, all happy and healthy. A little lady who took us by surprise when she decided to come!

"We love her very much already," followed by a starry eyes emoji.

Celebrity friends were quick to comment and offer their congratulations as pregnant Zoe Sugg wrote: "Oh my goodness Manon she is absolutely gorgeous! And what a beautiful name congratulations xxxxx," alongside two pink heart emojis.

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Bake Off winner of 2018 Dr Rahul Mandal said: "Awwww!! Isn't she just gorgeous!! Congratulations to You and Luke! And lots of love, hugs and cuddles to Fleur from uncle Rahul!".

While fellow Bake Off alumni Kim-Joy Hewlett added: "What a cutie!! She’s so lovely! Congratulations [heart eyes emoji] can’t wait to meet little Fleur xxxx," followed by four red heart emojis.

Manon and Luke announced they were expecting their first child together on Mother's Day, 9 May, as she said: "Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and what a special day to share with you that Luke and I are expecting our little bébé in June," with a pink heart emoji.

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Days before little Camille's arrival, Manon told her fans she was enjoying the time they had left as just the two of them.

"Counting my last days/ weeks of pregnancy now! It is such a funny feeling to just wait and no knowing when our baby is going to make its way to the world 🙂 Let’s say we are as ready as we can and just taking it slow," she wrote.

Manon added: "Enjoying our time as the two of us for now. Lots of dates nights and relaxing time with friends! I hope you are having a nice weekend!"

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