Toksvig said she wanted to focus on other work projects, which include hosting the upcoming Channel 4 series “The Write Offs,” which looks at the issue of adult literacy.
Toksvig has been instrumental in the success of “Bake Off” since it switched in 2017 from the BBC to Channel 4.
She and Noel Fielding took over presenting duties from Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, working alongside judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.
Toksvig 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…’Bake