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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: 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: 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 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: Cake Week  Season 9, Ep 2

It's Cake Week, with a Tray Bake Signature Challenge, Le Gateau Vert Technical Challenge, and a Chocolate Collar Showstopper
posted by damayanti on Sep 4, 2018 - 39 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: 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: 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

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert  Season 7, Ep 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 - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Botanical  Season 7, Ep 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 - 22 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 7, Ep 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 - 27 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Batter  Season 7, Ep 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 - 19 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Bread  Season 7, Ep 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 - 28 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuits  Season 7, Ep 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 - 32 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cakes  Season 7, Ep 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 - 34 comments

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 6, Ep 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 - 21 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Chocolate  Season 6, Ep 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 - 14 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Patisserie  Season 6, Ep 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 - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 6, Ep 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 - 8 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Alternative Ingredients  Season 6, Ep 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 - 19 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Desserts  Season 6, Ep 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 - 12 comments

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

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

The Great British Bake Off: Class of 2013  Season 5, Ep 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 - 1 comment

The Great British Bake Off: The Final  Season 5, Ep 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 - 13 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Semi-Final: Patisserie  Season 5, Ep 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 - 7 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Advanced Dough  Season 5, Ep 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 - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pastry  Season 5, Ep 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 - 9 comments

The Great British Bake Off: European Cakes  Season 5, Ep 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 - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Pies and Tarts  Season 5, Ep 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 - 11 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Desserts  Season 5, Ep 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 - 10 comments

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