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Little Known Facts About The Great British Bake Off

How excited are you that The Great British Bake Off is on? If you’re like everyone else in the UK then the answer is going to be ‘very’! While you enjoy each and every episode, how much do you know about what happens in the background? Buzzfeed recently published 51 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About […]

Great British Bake Off – “Free From” Week

It’s “free from” week in the tent for the Great British Bake Off contestants. Some of the bakers struggled with this concept – ice cream with no dairy, bread with no gluten and cake with no sugar. Lots to think about with the challenges this week. The first challenge is to make a cake using […]

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Time With Crème Brûlées And Spanische Windtortes

It’s time for lots of scrummy desserts this week in the bakers’ tent and during the episode 144 desserts are going to be made….that’s a lot of pudding! Signature Bake – For the first task of the day Paul and Mary have asked the contestants to each make 12 identical crème brûlées. These can be of […]

The Great British Bake Off: Challengers Tested On Their Bread Baking Skills

Week three and it’s bread week. All that kneading, proving and baking is sure to get some of the contestants into a doughy mess. The first signature challenge is for each person to make two quick breads. This is made without yeast and so bicarbonate of soda/baking powder and buttermilk are needed in order to […]

Great British Bake Off – Biscuit Week

This week is all about biscuits and first up is Biscotti which originated in Italy. These are twice baked biscuits and the contestants are tasked with making 24 of them of identical size. As usual all the contestants are going for different flavours including Alvin who is using Jackfruit (I’d never heard of this fruit […]

Great British Bake Off Is Back – Meet The Contenders!

Last night we welcomed back to our screens the Great British Bake Off. The whole team have returned – Queen of baking Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood AKA the Silver Fox and the comedy duo Mel and Sue, who I personally think add a great bit of comedy to the proceedings. So who exactly is taking […]

Meet The Bakers For The Great British Bake Off Series 6

We are getting closer and closer to the start of series 6 of The Great British Bake Off. Yesterday, the names and pictures of the latest batch of contestants were released. The oldest is Marie at 66 and the youngest is Flora at 19. If you want a more personal look at those taking part […]

It’s Back! The Great British Bake Off Starts In August

If you are a true Great British Bake Off fan then you already know when it’s back on our screens! Yes, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will be putting amateur chefs through their paces starting Wednesday the 5th of August. Of course Mel and Sue are still part of the team, trying to make sure […]

When Will Series 6 Of The Great British Bake Off Return?

Speculation is mounting on when Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry will be back on our screens. Series 6 is due to start very soon and most news papers are talking about it as are Twitter users. To follow the latest on Twitter, keep an eye on #gbbo… In the mean time, The Telegraph does a […]

The Great British Bake Off is Back!

Oh, BBC you do like to tease us… Fans of cupcakes and all things sweet are already setting their timers for the next series of The Great British Bake Off, as the teaser video went viral this week. Laden with hints of confectioneries to come, and featuring a hungry-looking Mel Giedroyc, the video will undoubtedly […]