Sandi Toksvig has announced she is leaving The Great British Bake Off to work on other projects.
Toksvig's final Bake Off will be the upcoming Stand Up to Cancer charity special.
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The 61-year-old, who co-hosted the show with Noel Fielding for three years, said: "When stepping down from a job, it is quite common for people to say they are doing so in order to spend more time with their family.
"Unusually I am departing from The Great British Bake Off so I can spend more time with my other work. As my waistline will testify, Bake Off is an all-consuming show."
She paid tribute to co-presenter Fielding and the show's judges, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood.
"Spending time with Prue, Paul and Noel has been one of the great pleasures of my life," Toksvig continued. "These are friendships which I know will continue beyond the confines of television.
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"Bake Off is a wonderful programme which has already proved it can happily withstand a change of hosting personnel.
"The reason for that, of course, is that the true stars of the show are the bakers themselves. I wish everyone well."
Co-host Fielding said he feels like "Tom without Jerry".
I feel like Tom without Jerry ! Mick without a Keef :( gonna miss yooooooooooooooooo and the wonderful times we got to play together in the tent ! Double acts are rare and magical beast and working with you was a pleasure x x x all my love Mr Noel x pic.twitter.com/nkbuLpvQMs— noel fielding (@noelfielding11) January 16, 2020
Judge Leith described Toksvig as "enormous fun", with fellow judge Hollywood saying she "will always be part of the Bake Off family".
I have absolutely loved working with Sandi, she's been a brilliant host and enormous fun and I am in awe of how hard she works juggling so many different projects. We shall be lifelong friends' way beyond the tent. #GBBO #sanditoksvig #friendship https://t.co/R17Lvrjl2L pic.twitter.com/EbuEmEWLaT— Prue Leith (@PrueLeith) January 16, 2020
Ian Katz, Director of Programmes at Channel 4, said: "Sandi is a huge part of why Bake Off's move to Channel 4 has been such a success and we are immensely grateful for her contribution to the show.
"We will miss her warmth and wit, not to mention her endless willingness to be the butt of jokes about being the least tall person in the Bake Off tent.
"Fortunately, her unique voice will continue to have an important presence on the channel with new shows in development - none of which involve [sic] cake."