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THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Bread

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: Bread

 

The competitive baking show is back with 12 new contestants – amateur bakers who hope to be named Britain’s best. As judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood create 30 new challenges to test the bakers’ skill and creativity, advisers Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are with the contestants every step of the way.

 

Bread
See how the bakers tackle three of Paul’s toughest challenges ever: preparing a sweet dough with a twist; avoiding a burnt bottom and a soggy top; and using three different flours to create a huge showstopper centerpiece.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Batter

 

The competitive baking show is back with 12 new contestants – amateur bakers who hope to be named Britain’s best. As judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood create 30 new challenges to test the bakers’ skill and creativity, advisers Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are with the contestants every step of the way.

 

Batter
Join nine bakers for the first-ever batter week. They prepare a British favorite that demands a uniform bake across the batch; a technical challenge that requires a perfect pastry, sweet filling and delicate icing; and a show-stopping Spanish classic.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Cake

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW - Cast

 

The competitive baking show is back with 12 new contestants – amateur bakers who hope to be named Britain’s best. As judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood create 30 new challenges to test the bakers’ skill and creativity, advisers Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are with the contestants every step of the way.

 

Cake
Meet the 12 new bakers as they tackle a back-to-basics British classic – a popular cake with a fatless sponge and tricky chocolate work. The showstopper is sophisticated and high-end. With this cake, there’s nowhere to hide.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Biscuits

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: Biscuits

 

The competitive baking show is back with 12 new contestants – amateur bakers who hope to be named Britain’s best. As judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood create 30 new challenges to test the bakers’ skill and creativity, advisers Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are with the contestants every step of the way.

 

Biscuits
Follow the 11 remaining bakers tasked with making 24 elaborately decorated biscuits; a biscuit that requires perfect piping; and a biscuit structure that demands precision baking – and reveals a little more about each of the contenders.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Christmas Masterclass I,II & III

 

Christmas Masterclass I
Sat., Dec. 17, 7:00 pm

 

In the countdown to Christmas, Paul Hollywood bakes St. Lucia buns and mincemeat and marzipan couronne. Mary Berry tackles French galette, Genoa cake, and white chocolate and ginger cheesecake. Paul’s showstopper kranskake is a spectacular tower of delicate rings.

 

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: A Gingerbread House

 

Christmas Masterclass II
Sat., Dec. 17, 8:00 pm

 

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood share favorite recipes for Christmas classics like stollen, mincemeat streusel and a gingerbread house, along with some lesser-known bakes: Scottish black bun, Tunis cake and Boxing Day pie – the perfect way to use trimmings from the day before.

 

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: a Chelsea bun Christmas tree

 

Christmas Masterclass III
Sat., Dec. 17, 9:00 pm

 

Watch Mary Berry prepare a pavlova wreath; Paul Hollywood makes a Chelsea bun Christmas tree. Mary’s decadent trifle is layered with fruit compote and a rosace a l’orange. Paul puts leftovers to use in turkey and ham pie and closes the show with a towering pandoro.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Masterclass 4

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: Masterclass 4

 

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood demonstrate how to make the signature, technical and showstopper challenges from the series. They take us through the recipes, steps, methods, tricks and tips to ensure that even the most amateur bakers can get it right at home.

 

Masterclass 4
Mary makes a tennis cake based on a Victorian recipe and Paul makes two types of cream horns. Mary shows how to be precise and perfect with mokatines and Paul comes to grips with an epic construction in choux pastry: Religieuse a l’Ancienne.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Masterclass 2

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: Masterclass 2

 

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood demonstrate how to make the signature, technical and showstopper challenges from the series. They take us through the recipes, steps, methods, tricks and tips to ensure that even the most amateur bakers can get it right at home.

 

Masterclass 2
Paul demonstrates how to make soda bread and then bakes baguettes. Mary makes cappuccino crème brûlée and Spanische windtorte. Paul shows how to decorate a pie and Mary makes checkerboard cake and a tiered, white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Masterclass 3

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: Masterclass 3

 

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood demonstrate how to make the signature, technical and showstopper challenges from the series. They take us through the recipes, steps, methods, tricks and tips to ensure that even the most amateur bakers can get it right at home.

 

Masterclass 3
Mary demonstrates her sugar-free carrot cake before making an apricot frangipane tart. Paul shows the correct way to make the Cypriot flaounas, and makes a game pie with hot water crust pastry followed by lime and passion fruit Charlotte Russe.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
Masterclass 1

 

GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood demonstrate how to make the signature, technical and showstopper challenges from the series. They take us through the recipes, steps, methods, tricks and tips to ensure that even the most amateur bakers can get it right at home.

 

Masterclass 1
Mary shows us how to make classic Madeira cake and frosted walnut cake. Paul makes hazelnut and orange biscotti and technically tricky arlettes. Mary closes the show with the retro classic Black Forest gateau.

 

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW
The Final

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: The Final

 

Follow amateur bakers as they don aprons and head for the tent in the British countryside, hoping to be named Britain’s best. Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood have created new challenges to test their baking prowess, creativity and skill.

 

The Final
To win it all, one of the three finalists must ace three challenges in the final. The Signature: filled iced buns; the Technical: a pastry they’ve all struggled with; and the Showstopper: a classic British cake in a multi-layered presentation.

 

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