The Great British Bake Off

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Great British Bake Off: Doughnut drama

Following Kate’s departure last Wednesday, GBBO returned for the quarter finals stage and saw the remaining five bakers compete for the coverted Star Baker title.In 'advanced dough week', Paul Hollywood...

Mary Berry, Claudia Winkleman, and Olivia Colman land on radio and TV's most powerful women list

Great British Bake Off host Mary Berry, sports presenter Clare Balding, and BAFTA winner Olivia Colman have all found themselves on the new Radio Times most powerful women of radio...

Great British Bake Off: the historic Paington pudding explored

Great British Bake Off took a step back in time on Wednesday evening when it explored the historic Paignton pudding. Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins visited the seaside town of...

Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard quits show

Diana Beard, 69, has quit the Great British Bake Off following claims that she had sabotaged a fellow contestant's dessert. The BBC, however, have insisted that her departure is due...

Paul Hollywood and Sue Perkins react to GBBO 'sabotage' claims

It was a first on The Great British Bake Off – viewers on Wednesday saw Iain Watters walk out of the baking tent after a disaster with his Baked Alaska...

The Great British Bake Off Episode 4: dessert disasters

After bidding farewell to Jordan last week, the eight remaining bakers in the GBBO entered the marquee to face their toughest challenge yet, Dessert Week.Testing their multitasking baking skills, Paul...

Great British Bake Off: winning dessert recipes

Week four in the Great British Bake Off marquee sees the remaining bakers cope with multitasking across several baking skills at once as they tackle a range of desserts on...

Best of British: top UK baking locations

Foodies all over the nation are delighted at the return of the Great British Bake Off, now gracing our screens every Wednesday evening on BBC1. In celebration –and to recognise...

Baked Alaska

Serves FourIngredients For the sponge:500g softened butter 500g sugar 4 eggs 2 drops of vanilla essence 500g self-raising flourFor the Italian meringue:225g sugar 4 egg whites4 scoops of vanilla ice...

Rise to the challenge: bread recipes inspired by GBBO

Great British Bake Off contestants tried their hand at baking bread as they faced Bread Week in the latest episode of the popular series, which aired on BBC1 this week...

The Great British Bake Off episode three: the bakers rise to the challenge in Bread week

With the departure of Enwezor last week, the heat was on once again in the GBBO tent as the contestants faced the much feared Bread Week. For their first challenge...

Great British Bake Off: from florentines and savoury biscuits to 3D gingerbread houses

Great British Bake Off's Biscuit Week saw 11 amateur bakers make a cracking effort as they tackled savoury biscuits, Mary Berry's Florentines and even elaborate 3D scenes of afternoon tea...

The Great British Bake Off episode two: a night of snap, crackle and pop.

After bidding farewell to Claire last week, the bakers returned to the GBBO tent to don their aprons to face their biggest challenge yet- Biscuit week. The first challenge required...

Great British Bake Off 2013 winner Frances Quinn shares her recipe for success

Now that the fifth season of The Great British Bake Off is underway, last year’s winner, Frances Quinn, reflects back on her time in the tent and shares her recipe...

Swiss rolls and cherry cakes: take the Bake Off challenge at home

Almost eight million viewers tuned in to The Great British Bake Off on Wednesday evening to watch twelve hopefuls tackle their first ever baking signature challenge.Things got hot in the...

The Great British Bake Off episode one: contestants get in a jam with swiss roll challenge

BBC One showed the first episode of The Great British Bake Off series five on Wednesday evening, which saw 12 new hopefuls starting the culinary competition for the coveted Star...

GBBO finalist Kimberley Wilson's orange and rose exploding cake recipe

Serves: 16 Preparation time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesIngredientsOrange sponge:225g self-raising flour 225g unsalted butter, very soft225g golden caster sugar 3 large eggs 1tsp of Dr...



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