SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ ON IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED WEDNESDAY NIGHT'S GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF
Welcome to Dessert Week! The competition heated up both metaphorically and literally in week seven of The Great British Bake Off as the six remaining bakers struggled to keep their creations standing due to the warm weather in the tent.
So which baker rose to the challenge, and who had a total meltdown? Read our recap to find out!
The competition heated up in week seven
Task one: Roulade
The bakers were first tasked with rolling out roulade, with some (ahem, Andrew) hoping to make up for just about scraping by on last week's episode. With rolling the roulade being a particularly tricky yet important part of the task, the bakers were marked by judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry on the success of their creation.
While Candice seemed to be in her element with her 'crowd pleaser' roulade, incorporating her dad's favourite white chocolate flavour with raspberries with Mary overseeing the action, telling her she "knows it looks good", the final display wasn't all good, with Mary saying that the "filling [was] soft…but scrumptious". However, viewers on Twitter seemed more delighted that Candice's trademark bold lipstick was back.
So happy to see Candice wearing her signature lipstick 💄The girl is back! #GBBO
— குயிலினி (@JK_V13) October 5, 2016
Tom's 'Millionaire Roulade' also didn't do too well, with the judges criticising its appearance.
Meanwhile, Selasi, Andrew and Jane's bakes did particularly well, with Paul calling Andrew's tropical holiday roulade "delicious" as "it melts in the mouth".
However, the judge wasn't as enthusiastic about Jane's chocolate and hazelnut concoction while, on classic form, Mary "liked the little tipple" of alcohol, leading fans of Twitter to joke about Mary's fondness of adding alcohol to her desserts with one writing: "Every episode of #GBBO: Paul: 'the alcohol is ruining it, I can't taste anything else' Mary: 'this is the best thing I've ever eaten.'"
"Mary Berry's famous wink at the mere mention of alcohol in a contestant's bake is the highlight of #gbbo," another added.
When you smell the alcohol #GBBO pic.twitter.com/HH9GMdtLqY
— Mary Berry (@MaryBerryNOT) October 5, 2016
Task two: technical marjolaine
Mary chose a pudding that literally not one of the bakers had ever heard of for the technical challenge, leading the notoriously tricky Paul to call her "cruel" in her choice. The Twittersphere delighted in teasing Mary for her choice, with many refusing to believe the complicated dessert actually existed.
I swear Paul and Mary make some of these technical challenges up.
"This week you're making a Durby-Durby-Doo-Dah! You got an hour!" #GBBO
— Tom Campbell (@TomCampbell) October 5, 2016
Although most bakers managed to make the bake without too much difficulty, Mel was sworn to keep Andrew's cracked marjolaine secret to the grave as he hid his mistake with the different layers, and went on to win the challenge with a "neat" bake with "good even piping".
Andrew won Star Baker of the week
Candice finished second, with a "well finished" marjolaine with a "nice crunch in the meringue", while Benjamina came third, Jane fourth, and Tom fifth with Selasi coming in last place with a "chewy" creation.
Task three: Show stopper
The show stoppers sent Twitter into a frenzy as the bakers struggled to keep their mini mousses and cakes standing straight, leading to perhaps the most intense show stopping bake of the competition yet. Fan favourite Selasi's chocolate and mint mini mousse cakes hit a disaster after refusing to set (and, erm, being bright green) but his lemon raspberry and passion fruit saved the day, with the judges calling it a "lovely" combination of flavours. However, his close call left fans tense, with one writing: "Come ON SELASI. This must be what being a football supporter feels like. #GBBO," while another wrote: "sorry i haven’t tweeted I’m literally on edge #GBBO."
"What's that green stuff?"
"It's white chocolate and mint. And polonium."#GBBO
— Sweary Berry (@SwearyBerry_) October 5, 2016
Tom made a "Hipster picnic" which didn't go down well with the judges due to its "heavy" mixture with Mary saying: "I think your idea's fantastic, on another challenge."
Candice's blackberry and chocolate mint cake needed "a stronger fruit flavour," while Benjamina's fell victim to the heat of the tent, with Paul pointing out that her apple crumble moouse cake was "pouring all over the top". However, the judges lauded her flavours, with Mary saying: "I think I'm going back in for another bit!"
Jane was praised for her beautiful chocolate coffee and vanilla jonconde cakes and blackcurrant and vanilla ombre mousse, but Andrew's creation was the best on the day, with his mousse looking "gorgeous" tasting "delicious" with the "sponges baked perfectly".
Andrew was named Star Baker of the week, while Tom was the latest contestant to leave the competition, despite winning Star Baker twice throughout the competition.
Sadly we have to say goodbye to Tom, the first ever winner of #BreadWeek not to reach the final. We’ll miss you Tom! ❤️ #GBBO pic.twitter.com/Abmlq5VYuX
— BBC One (@BBCOne) October 5, 2016