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Britain takes star baker in a headscarf to its heart

In sweet-toothed Britain, the hottest entertainment sensation is a televised baking contest in which amateur pastry chefs battle it out over cakes, tortes, trifles and flans. And in a country roiled by questions of immigration and identity, "The Great British Bake Off" has produced a new heroine — a headscarf-wearing Muslim woman who's a genius with sugar, eggs and flour. Nadiya Hussain was crowned winner of the contest on a program Wednesday night that was watched by 13.4 million people, a fifth of the British population. The 30-year-old student and mother of three from Leeds in northern England beat two other finalists with her enticing iced buns, perfect raspberry...