An ice cream roll meltdown has ended the Great British Bake Off dreams for contestant Ugne Bubnaityte.

The Lithuanian body builder is the fifth hopeful to be ejected from the show after judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood branded her dairy-free ice-cream roll a mess.

Bubnaityte was fighting back tears as she served up her melting chocolate, peanut butter and grape jelly dessert, aware that her offering was well below standards.

Hollywood was less than impressed, commenting: "It looks like you've dropped it from 10 feet."

However, Berry was a tad more forgiving, saying: "It does look a little bit sad, but I know you were trying to show us a lot of skills."

After being eliminated from the show, 32-year-old Bubnaityte said: "It's a terrible moment when you know that your baking has failed, and your dreams are crumbling around you. I did cry on screen and I want to cry when I think about it as it brings so much emotion back to me.

"I got to five weeks and I do feel that it is such a great achievement, but the competitive side of me would have liked to have got to the final. My other passion is body-building.  After I left the tent I didn't bake or go to the gym for a week, and then I got back to both of them."

It was `Free From' week on the fifth round of the competition, which saw bakers rustling up sugar-free cakes, gluten-free bread and dairy-free ice cream rolls.

It was a challenge that health-concious Bubnaityte should have triumphed, having experimented with alternative baking methods before.

She said: "I like to make healthy bakes, and if you do everything in moderation you can lead a healthy life, and still look good. I am trying to use flour alternatives, less butter, and less refined sugar by using honey instead. I am trying to make the bakes appealing at the same time as being a healthier option."

Photographer Ian Cumming came close to being eliminated in the episode, despite being named star baker for the previous three weeks in a row. His honey and pear cake did not go down well with Hollywood, but he pulled it back with his tropical, desert island inspired ice cream roll.

Meanwhile, Nadiya Jamir Hussain stole his star baker crown after wowing the judges with her flavours and presentation.