The new series – which is titled Anton Du Beke, At Christmas – will air on ITV next month.
What did Anton du Beke say?
Opening up on the exciting venture, he said: “Being able to bake gives me great joy and being able to do it with the children too is just marvellous.
“It’ll be very festive indeed.”
According to the Mirror, the specials will see Anton and his family go looking for a tree and learning to make a wreath.
Anton – who originally trained as a baker – has made several appearances on the ITV show in the past.
Anton joins the Strictly judging panel
The news comes weeks after the Strictly star reportedly told show bosses he wants to be a permanent fixture on the judging panel.
A source told the Mail On Sunday: “This is a dream come true for Anton.
“For many years now he has fancied the role but has been beaten to it when the likes of Motsi and before that Shirley Ballas were brought in.”
The insider added: “He really will stop at nothing on his pitch to become a full-time judge.”
The decision to promote Anton proved popular with his fellow Strictly stars, including Shirley.
She said: “I’m very excited to see Anton, I will miss Motsi, but I am very excited to see Mr Anton Du Beke.”
Meanwhile, James Jordan added: “NO-ONE deserves it more than Anton.
“He will be an amazing edition to the panel. I just hope they can find a way to make him a permanent judge.”
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