After host Noel Fielding announced Giuseppe as the winner, the Italian baker was overcome with emotion.
He said: “All I can think of is the reaction I’m going to get from my mum and dad.
“The fact that everything I have done to deserve this comes from his heritage… I think it’s going to be the best thank you note I could possibly send him.”
Many Bake Off fans were delighted with Giuseppe’s win. Ella said: “Rooted for Giuseppe since the first episode! So glad he won.”
Steve Tough added: “After the injustice of Jürgen going home last week, so glad Giuseppe won. Absolutely deserved it!”
And Lauren remarked: “I’m so glad Giuseppe won #bakeoff.”