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Cooking competition show in which contestants are challenged to bake different types of foods, including cakes...

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The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 8, Episode 10

Twelve bakers started, just three remain. Who will succeed with the demanding final challenges, including a high-end patisserie showstopper, to be crowned winner of The Great British Bake Off 2017? (Channel 4 description.)
posted by PearlRose on Nov 1 at 6:24 AM - 7 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie Week  Season 8, Episode 9

It's the semi-final and the last four bakers are three patisserie challenges away from the biggest day in their baking lives. But first up, there's no business like choux business (Channel 4 description).
posted by PearlRose on Oct 24 at 6:50 PM - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Forgotten Bakes  Season 8, Episode 8

Our five bakers are stepping back in time and using unfamiliar recipes for Forgotten Bakes week. There's a sweet and savoury signature challenge and Prue sets a boozy technical (Channel 4 Description).
posted by PearlRose on Oct 18 at 7:50 PM - 14 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Italian Week  Season 8, Episode 7

The bakers face a Sicilian signature, a deceptively tricky technical, and a fiddly showstopper in the hottest temperatures ever recorded in the tent (Channel 4 description).
posted by PearlRose on Oct 11 at 7:10 PM - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry Week  Season 8, Episode 6

The bakers face a tough triple challenge with a savoury signature, a multi-layered technical, and an ambitious traditional pie that pushes them to the edge (Channel 4 description).
posted by merriment on Oct 3 at 7:35 PM - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pudding Week  Season 8, Episode 5

Prue and Paul are seeking perfection in pudding week, with a staggering technical challenge and a multi-layered showstopper that's not to be trifled with (Channel 4 Description).
posted by PearlRose on Sep 28 at 8:05 AM - 7 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Caramel Week   Season 8, Episode 4

Things get sticky in the tent as the bakers attempt to impress Pru and Paul with perfect millionaire's shortbread, crisp stroopwafels, and beautifully decorated caramel cakes.
posted by merriment on Sep 20 at 9:21 AM - 10 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week  Season 8, Episode 3

Teacakes, cottage loaves, and multi-color bread sculptures (using only natural food coloring) challenge the bakers this week.
posted by merriment on Sep 12 at 6:35 PM - 15 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuit Week  Season 8, Episode 2

Sandwich Biscuits, Fortune Cookies and a Biscuit Board Game!
posted by GuyZero on Sep 5 at 9:57 PM - 15 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cake Week  Season 8, Episode 1

Cake Week sees the bakers take on a fruity challenge. Prue sets her first technical - a kids' party favourite. Plus, the trickiest showstopper ever set in the first week of Bake Off: an illusion cake. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Aug 29 at 7:01 PM - 14 comments

The Great British Bake Off: 2016 Christmas Specials: Episode 1  Season 8, Episode 1

The tent has been decorated and the invitations have been sent out for two very special Christmas episodes of The Great British Bake Off. Eight bakers of Bake Off past return to the tent to compete once more. In this first episode there's another chance to see Mary-Anne from Series 2, Ali from Series 4, Cathryn from Series 3 and Norman from Series 5. [more inside]
posted by metaBugs on Dec 26, 2016 at 3:38 PM - 4 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 7, Episode 10

The three finalists face their three last challenges before one is crowned champion.
posted by Diablevert on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:04 PM - 22 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie  Season 7, Episode 9

It is the Bake Off semi-final, and it is Patisserie Week, with just four bakers remaining. [more inside]
posted by merriment on Oct 20, 2016 at 11:11 AM - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Tudor Week  Season 7, Episode 8

This week we are stepping back in time for a Bake Off first - Tudor Week. Mary and Paul have set three new challenges that embrace a time when Henry VIII reigned and a time of flamboyant banquets and impressive centre pieces that were Tudor showstoppers.
posted by Diablevert on Oct 12, 2016 at 5:21 PM - 21 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert  Season 7, Episode 7

Week seven of The Great British Bake Off is Dessert Week - three sweet challenges which will mean a bitter end for one of the six remaining bakers as they battle for a place in the quarter-final. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Oct 5, 2016 at 6:18 PM - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Botanical  Season 7, Episode 6

It's week six of The Great British Bake Off and just seven bakers remain. This week, for the very first time on Bake Off, it's Botanical Week. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:55 PM - 23 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 7, Episode 5

Mary and Paul set three challenges to test the bakers on three different types of pastry, including a technical challenge that sees them baking a classic British tart. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:35 PM - 27 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Batter  Season 7, Episode 4

It's week four of The Great British Bake Off, just nine bakers remains, and - for the very first time - it is Batter Week. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 14, 2016 at 7:09 PM - 19 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread  Season 7, Episode 3

It is bread week, and Paul Hollywood has put together three of the toughest challenges ever. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 7, 2016 at 6:26 PM - 28 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuits  Season 7, Episode 2

It is week two of The Great British Bake Off, and it is crunch time as Paul and Mary set the bakers three biscuit challenges. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Aug 31, 2016 at 6:38 PM - 33 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cakes  Season 7, Episode 1

Twelve new amateur bakers don their aprons and head for the iconic tent in the heart of the British countryside. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:32 PM - 34 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 6, Episode 10

Only three of the original twelve bakers remain. They've made it to the final. Over 27 challenges, they've worked their way through every baking discipline Mary and Paul have thrown at them - from cakes to bread, pastry to puddings, and biscuits to chocolate. Along the way they have tackled recipes from the 70s and 80s, they've gone back to the Victorian era, they've made gluten-free bread, strange meringue concoctions, incredible constructions out of biscuits, bread and choux... They have all survived, and now they face their last three challenges. [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Oct 7, 2015 at 5:19 PM - 20 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Chocolate  Season 6, Episode 9

Week Nine, and that can only mean one thing - it's the semi-finals. The pressure is on as the remaining bakers must get to grips with the one of the most difficult ingredients - chocolate. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 30, 2015 at 7:16 PM - 13 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie  Season 6, Episode 8

No series of Bake Off would be complete without testing the bakers on patisserie, and what better time to do it than the quarter finals? [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 23, 2015 at 5:47 PM - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Victorian  Season 6, Episode 7

In a Bake Off first, the entire episode is devoted to the period of history that gave birth to modern baking - the Victorian era [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:05 AM - 13 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 6, Episode 6

With bread, biscuits and cakes under their belts, the bakers must now prove their skill with pastry. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 9, 2015 at 2:05 PM - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Alternative Ingredients  Season 6, Episode 5

The remaining bakers must bake without sugar, gluten or dairy - but thankfully not all in the same challenge. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 2, 2015 at 6:40 PM - 19 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Desserts  Season 6, Episode 4

For the nine bakers left, it's time to tackle the sweet ending to every meal - desserts. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Aug 28, 2015 at 7:43 AM - 11 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread  Season 6, Episode 3

The ten remaining bakers face bread week. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Aug 23, 2015 at 4:01 PM - 11 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuits  Season 6, Episode 2

With cake week under their belts, the 11 remaining bakers must now prove themselves with biscuits. The signature challenge is biscotti. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:49 AM - 6 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cake  Season 6, Episode 1

The baking challenge returns! The 12 new bakers don their aprons and head for the iconic tent. Their first signature challenge is to make a madeira cake. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:01 PM - 16 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Class of 2013  Season 5, Episode 11

We catch up with last year's bakers, who have come a long way since their time in the tent. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Oct 18, 2014 at 3:42 PM - 1 comment

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 5, Episode 10

It's the final... from thousands of applicants just 12 bakers made it to the tent, and now only three remain. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Oct 8, 2014 at 7:16 PM - 13 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Semi-Final: Patisserie  Season 5, Episode 9

It's semi-final time and the tension is palpable as the bakers begin Patisserie Week. The semi-finalists are challenged to make signature baklava—two different types of any flavour they like, but with the crisp flaky layers of perfectly pulled filo pastry. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Oct 1, 2014 at 7:19 PM - 7 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Advanced Dough  Season 5, Episode 8

It's the quarter-finals of the Bake Off and only five bakers remain. Asked to make enriched sweet fruit loaves for their signature challenge, the bakers must work with soft dough to create works of art for Paul and Mary to critique. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:51 PM - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 5, Episode 7

Week Seven in the Bake Off tent sees the bakers tested on all kinds of weird and wonderful pastries. The remaining bakers are asked to make signature savoury parcels, ranging from pasties to Wellingtons to samosas. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 19, 2014 at 2:52 AM - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: European Cakes  Season 5, Episode 6

Past halfway in their baking marathon and the remaining six bakers face three European cakes. For their signature challenge the bakers are asked to bake yeast-leavened cakes; a tricky cross between cake and bread that sees some of the bakers opting out of Europe… [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:05 PM - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pies and Tarts  Season 5, Episode 5

Almost halfway through the Bake Off and the remaining bakers are facing pies and tarts. No self-respecting home baker is complete without being able to make all kinds of pastries, and today the bakers are challenged to do just that. [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:13 AM - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Desserts  Season 5, Episode 4

It's dessert week in the Great British Bake Off tent. A meltdown is in store as the bakers attempt a Baked Alaska on the hottest day of the year. [more inside]
posted by dumdidumdum on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:42 AM - 10 comments