Series: Great British Baking Show
Follow 12 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 and hosts Sue Perkins & Mel Giedroyc have created new challenges to test their baking prowess, creativity and skill.
Whole orange cake and angel food cake, breakfast muffins and chocolate cake are prepared.
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:30pm
Tipsy trifle, floating islands, wobbly apricot tart, custard tarts and spanakopita are served.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:30pm
Get Paul and Mary's tips for biscuits and pastry. Mary shares recipes for ginger spiced traybake.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:30pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:30pm
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:30pm
The remaining 11 bakers tackle biscuits. Biscotti and puff pastry arlettes are prepared.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:30pm
The remaining 10 bakers prepare to brave bread, including quick breads in the Signature challenge.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 10:30pm
The Signature challenge is a creme brulee. In the Technical, bakers take on spanische windtorte.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:30pm
Watch the bakers work with sweet dough, making tea loaves that are connected to home, and 36 sweet European buns, from Swedish cinnamon buns to German schnecken and French brioches. The bakers work with sweet dough, making tea loaves, Swedish cinnamon buns and French brioches.
Three French bakes stand between the four semi-finalists and a place in the final. The Signature challenge raises the stakes, tasking the bakers to make three different types of savory canapés in just two-and-a-half hours.
Just three challenges lie between the three finalists and the trophy. And what a trio of challenges they are: mastery of a classic pastry technique that normally takes a day — in just three hours; a Technical test that requires mastering the basics — with no recipe; and a Showstopper that demands delivery of perfect sponge, caramel, choux pastry and petit four in the bakers’ final five hours in the tent.