The Great British Bake Off

Baking galore: all the latest recipes, news and photos from the popular TV show for cakes, pastries and all things baked

  • 21 Mary Berry describes moment she met Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as 'surreal'
    Mary Berry has described meeting Prince William and Kate Middleton during a charity visit in March as one of the best moments of her career so far.Speaking in an interview...

  • 22 Paul Hollywood's wife Alexandra files for divorce
    Paul Hollywood, judge on The Great British Bake Off, is to divorce his wife, Alexandra. It has now been announced that Alexandra Hollywood, who was married to celebrity baker Paul...

  • 23 'The Mary Berry Story': the life of the Baking Queen on screen
    Mary Berry, Queen of the Victoria Sponge, is one of TV's best-loved celeb chefs thanks to her judging on TV phenomenon The Great British Bake Off – the show that...

  • 24 Fondant Fancies
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation Time: 30 minutesCooking Time: 40 minutesServes: 16IngredientsFor the sponge:175g unsalted butter, softened175g golden caster sugar
3 medium eggs, lightly beaten
175g self-raising flour
 2 tbsp whole milk1 tsp...

  • 25 Earl Grey Tea Loaf
    Dish type: DessertPreparation and cooking time: 1 hourServes 12Ingredients500g (1lb 2oz) no-need-to-soak dried apricots, finely chopped200g (7oz) light brown sugar300ml (10fl.oz) cold Earl Grey tea1 egg, beatenA few drops Dr...

  • 26 From Fondant Fancies to an Elizabeth Sponge, have a whirl at great British baking
    After the mouthwatering final of this year's Great British Bake Off, we've become inspired to do more celebrating of 2012 being a year synonymous with all things British.And with the...

  • 27 Afternoon tea strawberry scones
    Dish type: DessertCooking and preparation time: 20 minutesServes 8Ingredients190ml Chobani Strawberry Yoghurt200g All-Purpose flour, plus extra for dusting work surface 50g Sugar plus 25g for sprinkling 2 tsp Baking powder...

  • 28 Elizabeth sponge cake
    Dish Type: DessertPreparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 25-28 minutesServes: 8-10IngredientsChocolate sponge:200g Caster sugar200g Butter softened4 Eggs – lightly beaten250g Self raising flour1 tsp Baking powder4 tbsp Cocoa dissolved in 4...

  • 29 Chiffon Cake: What makes it a winning showstopper?
    First it was cupcakes, then it was macaroons, and now we have the chiffon cake phenomenon. After the final of the Great British Bake Off, this heavenly light cake has...

  • 30 'Great British Bake Off's John Whaite rises to the top
    Cake king John Whaite was crowned the winner of the Great British Bake Off.Wigan-born John, who now lives in Manchester, won after facing fellow bakers Brendan Lynch and James Morton...

  • 31 Tears and triumphs in the final of the 'Great British Bake Off'
    A contest worth baking for. This year's final of the Great British Bake Off had culinary enthusiasts up and down the nation on the edge of their seats as John...

  • 32 Great British Bake Off: The fabulous baking boys fight it out in the final
    With more viewers than ever before, this year's final of the BBC'S Great British Bake Off on Tuesday is set to be unbearably tense. After 12 weeks of waiting anxiously...



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