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The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Nadine Coyle, Ade Adepitan  Season 4, Ep 5

Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Nadine Coyle and Ade Adepitan tackle decorative choux buns and financiers before making a showstopping cake that represents something from their bucket list.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 12, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Stacey Dooley, Jade Thirlwall, KSI, Katherine Ryan  Season 4, Ep 4

Stacey Dooley, Jade Thirlwall, KSI, and Katherine Ryan make cocktail-flavoured fondant fancies and have their pastry skills tested, before creating a showstopping biscuit and meringue scene.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 31, 2021 - 4 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Dizzee Rascal, Grimmy, Philippa Perry, Reece Shearsmith  Season 4, Ep 3

Dizzee Rascal, Nick Grimshaw, Philippa Perry and Reece Shearsmith tackle vegetable slices, a royal technical and a 'selfie' made entirely from biscuit.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 24, 2021 - 2 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: James McAvoy, Anne-Marie, David Baddiel, Dame Kelly Holmes  Season 4, Ep 2

James McAvoy, Anne-Marie, David Baddiel and Dame Kelly Holmes make signature decorative tarts and a savoury technical, and render their spirit animals in cake form in the showstopper.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 17, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke, Tom Allen  Season 4, Ep 1

Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke and Tom Allen tackle millionaire shortbread in the signature and a fruity tart in the technical, and create their pet hates in cake form in the showstopper [SU2C means Stand Up To Cancer, a charity].
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 10, 2021 - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: 2020 Holiday Specials  Season 11, Ep 10000

These may have been seen in the UK earlier, but just made it to Netflix in the US. Episode 1: Briony, Yan, Terry and Tom make a sweet and savory return and tackle festive cake pops, sausage roll wreaths and gingerbread showstoppers. Episode 2: The fun-loving cast of "Derry Girls" wing it as they do their holly, jolly best to impress Paul and Prue with trifles, blini and 3D decade cakes.
posted by ShooBoo on Dec 17, 2020 - 12 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 11, Ep 10

It's here! The final is here! Our three last bakers face down three more challenges in a bid to win the whole banana. If there were ever spoilers they are in this thread. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Nov 24, 2020 - 30 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie Week  Season 11, Ep 9

It's the semi-final and the bakers' patisserie skills are tested in a booze-soaked signature, a tricky technical and a delicate showstopper showcasing their finesse and precision
posted by jeather on Nov 17, 2020 - 28 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week  Season 11, Ep 8

It's Dessert Week and the bakers tackle a miniature cheesecake signature, a 17th-century technical and a showstopping jelly art dessert cake, for a place in the semi-final
posted by jeather on Nov 11, 2020 - 46 comments

The Great British Bake Off: 80s week  Season 11, Ep 7

It's 1980s Week and the bakers put their twist on the quiche in the signature and tackle a retro treat in the technical. And can they keep their cool with an ice cream showstopper?
posted by jeather on Nov 4, 2020 - 36 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Japanese Week  Season 11, Ep 6

It's a Bake Off first - Japanese Week - and the bakers tackle steamed buns, a tricky, layered technical and a showstopper inspired by kawaii - the Japanese love of all things cute and adorable [more inside]
posted by jeather on Oct 28, 2020 - 28 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry Week  Season 11, Ep 5

It's Pastry Week and the bakers put their stamp on a Cornish classic in the signature, go retro in the technical, and make a showstopping classic tart hidden within a cage made entirely from pastry
posted by bitteschoen on Oct 21, 2020 - 24 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Chocolate Week  Season 11, Ep 4

It's Chocolate Week and the bakers tackle a deceptively simple traybake signature, a technical packed full of chocolate and nuts, and a white chocolate celebration showstopper
posted by jeather on Oct 13, 2020 - 37 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week  Season 11, Ep 3

It's Bread Week, and the remaining bakers have a lot to prove in a sweet and savoury signature, a technical that honours the NHS, and an ambitious, artistic showstopper
posted by bitteschoen on Oct 7, 2020 - 21 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Week 2: Biscuit Week  Season 11, Ep 2

Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding present Biscuit Week. The Signature challenge involves a sophisticated combination of fruit, nut and chocolate, and the bakers must then produce two takes on a tropical Technical. For the Showstopper round, they are challenged to create an elaborate table setting made entirely from biscuits, before judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith decide who will be crowned Star Baker and who will be leaving the contest this week.
posted by jeather on Oct 1, 2020 - 29 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Week 1: Cake  Season 11, Ep 1

IT'S HERE! After six weeks in a bubble the beloved baking show is back with a brand new batch of bakers. Week 1 brings Battenbergs, Bromeliaceae, and . . . busts? Airs on Channel 4 in the UK on Tuesdays and on Netflix in the US on Fridays. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Sep 22, 2020 - 52 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Final  Season 10, Ep 10

The last three bakers face a signature, technical, and showstopper challenge, but one is named StarBaker of 2019. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 1, 2019 - 48 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie Week  Season 10, Ep 9

So pastry and patisserie are different now. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 25, 2019 - 34 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry Week  Season 10, Ep 8

This week's challenges all features pies as bakers try to avoid soggy bottoms. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 18, 2019 - 38 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Festival Week  Season 10, Ep 7

The bakers face particularly complicated challenges linked to festivals. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 11, 2019 - 20 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week  Season 10, Ep 6

After two weeks featuring brand-new themes, the GBBO returns to a well-worn classic: Desserts Week. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 4, 2019 - 45 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Roaring Twenties  Season 10, Ep 5

The challenges inspired by the roaring twenties include a slapstick Signature and a tiered Showstopper special (Channel 4 description). [more inside]
posted by PearlRose on Sep 26, 2019 - 38 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Dairy Week  Season 10, Ep 4

In the first ever Dairy week, the bakers face challenges that include a historical pastry and Indian milk sweets. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Sep 20, 2019 - 37 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week  Season 10, Ep 3

The bakers tackle a signature bake designed to be shared; a deceptively simple summer staple in the Technical; and an ambitious Showstopper (Channel 4 description). [more inside]
posted by PearlRose on Sep 12, 2019 - 26 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuit Week  Season 10, Ep 2

It's crunch time with Biscuit Week, starting off with a luxurious chocolate coated signature bake, then a snack with family significance for Paul and an eye-catching showstopper
posted by anonymous on Sep 4, 2019 - 34 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread  Season 3, Ep 2

On Netflix and PBS as The Great British Baking Show: The Beginnings, s1e2 In two days of breadmaking, the bakers produce a dozen flatbreads, eight-strand plaited loaves, and, for the first time ever on the show, bagels.
posted by bunderful on Dec 4, 2018 - 3 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cakes  Season 3, Ep 1

On Netflix and PBS as The Great British Baking Show: The Beginnings, s1e1 Upside-down cakes, rum babas and cakes with hidden designs.
posted by bunderful on Dec 1, 2018 - 4 comments

GBBO - "Beginnings"

I just noticed yesterday that Netflix now has what its labeled "The Great British Baking Show - The Beginnings." The first episode (which I'm currently watching) is labeled "Season 1" but there are multiple statements that make it sound like it's not the actual first season. [more inside]
posted by bunderful on Nov 27, 2018 - 6 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 9, Ep 10

Three bakers. A scorchingly hot tent. Three last challenges to see who of Kim-Joy, Rahul or Ruby will be 2018 Bake-Off winner. First, doughnuts - actually, British-style filled doughnuts and US-style ring donuts. Not that Rahul has had either before - will his imagination get the better of him? Then a technical challenge that surprises the bakers as much as it does us. Finally, a show-stopper bake where our final three get to show us their best. Needless to say, discussion involves mention of the winner. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 30, 2018 - 24 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pâtisserie  Season 9, Ep 9

Semi-final week: only three out of Briony, Kim-Joy, Rahul and Ruby can go through to the final. Firstly, our bakers must go in search of lost time the approval of Prue and Paul with madeleines, then they must attempt one of the most complicated technical challenges ever, the Torta Setteveli, before producing 12 each of three different types of pastries: choux pastry, pate sucree and puff pastry Mille-feuille. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 24, 2018 - 31 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Danish Week  Season 9, Ep 8

Velkommen! In the Tent's first Danish Week (a theme apparently suggested by host Sandi Toksvig) the five semi-finalist bakers kick things off by making rye bread in the Signature, which is then used to produce two Smørrebrød. For the Technical, bakers were asked to produce fourteen Æbleskiver. Lastly, in the Showstopper, the challenge was to create the traditional Danish birthday treat, Kagemand.
posted by PearlRose on Oct 17, 2018 - 27 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Vegan  Season 9, Ep 7

A first for GBBO: Vegan week! No butter, no eggs, no milk, not even any honey. The six remaining bakers have to start with savoury vegan tartlets, then make a pavlova using aquafaba rather than egg whites for the meringue, and finally produce an impressive celebratory cake using only vegan ingredients. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 10, 2018 - 15 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 9, Ep 6

After last week's double elimination, the tent is down to seven bakers. This week their challenges start triangular (samosas), go round for the technical (puits d’amour) and then go spectacular for the show-stopper (a shaped pie fit for a banquet centrepiece). [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Oct 2, 2018 - 18 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Spice Week  Season 9, Ep 5

Say you'll be there for the halfway mark, which features the return of Terry and too much spice. This week's signature had the bakers spicing up a classic ginger cake, while the technical was a Middle Eastern pastry, Ma'amoul. Finally, we said goodbye to two bakers this week after a showstoppper challenge that involved a hanging biscuit chandelier.
posted by PearlRose on Sep 26, 2018 - 19 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week  Season 9, Ep 4

It's dessert week! This week, our bakers tackle Meringue Roulades in the signature, attempt to create Raspberry Blancmange with 12 Langues de Chat biscuits in the technical, and wrap this sweet week up with a Melting Chocolate Ball dessert showstopper.
posted by PearlRose on Sep 19, 2018 - 19 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week  Season 9, Ep 3

It's that dread week, Bread Week on the third episode of this season's Great British Bake Off. Our bakers begin with a Chelsea Bun Signature Challenge, tackle Garlic Naan for their Technical Challenge, and vie for the top spot with spectacular Korovai Show Stoppers.
posted by halation on Sep 11, 2018 - 14 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuit Week  Season 9, Ep 1

Back for its ninth season, and its second after moving from the BBC to Channel 4. Twelve new bakers face, unusually for week 1, challenges based not on cakes but on biscuits. Technical Challenge: Wagon Wheels.
posted by Major Clanger on Aug 29, 2018 - 35 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie Week  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 12 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Forgotten Bakes  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 15 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Italian Week  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 10 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry Week  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pudding Week  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 14 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Caramel Week   Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 16 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 17 comments

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

Sandwich Biscuits, Fortune Cookies and a Biscuit Board Game!
posted by GuyZero on Sep 5, 2017 - 20 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cake Week  Season 8, Ep 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, 2017 - 20 comments

The Great British Bake Off: 2016 Christmas Specials: Episode 1  Season 8, Ep 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 - 4 comments

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

The three finalists face their three last challenges before one is crowned champion.
posted by Diablevert on Oct 26, 2016 - 23 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie  Season 7, Ep 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 - 9 comments

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