Once again, 12 new bakers don their aprons and head for the iconic tent in the heart of the British Countryside.

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Great British Bake Off episode 7 2015 - Victorian

Great British Bake Off episode 7 2015 – Victorian

Great British Bake Off episode 7 2015 - Victorian: In a Baking Show first, the entire episode is devoted to the period of history that gave birth to modern baking, the Victorian era. For the first challenge, the bakers have three hours to make a raised game pie. The pie must have thin pastry, and must be very ornate, as most game pies from the era were.     For the technical challenge, a tennis fruit cake is set for…

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Great British Bake Off episode 6 2015 – Pastry

Great British Bake Off episode 6 2015 - Pastry: With bread, biscuits and cakes complete, the bakers must now prove their pastry skills. For the signature challenge, the bakers make a frangipane tart in two hours, the challenge being that it must be open-topped and use shortcrust pastry. In the technical, the bakers strive to make flauones – a cheese filled pastry made in Cyprus. Vol-au-vents are set as the Showstopper – the bakers must make two types, all using…

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Read more about the article Great British Bake Off episode 5 2015 – Alternative Ingredients
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Great British Bake Off episode 5 2015 – Alternative Ingredients

Great British Bake Off episode 5 2015 - Alternative Ingredients: The remaining bakers face baking challenges without sugar, gluten or dairy. This episode has a theme of using alternatives for ingredients usually used in baking. For the signature bake, the bakers are given the challenge of baking a cake, but without using sugar. For the technical bake, the challenge is to make twelve identical gluten-free pitta breads in two hours. In the showstopper, the bakers must make an ice-cream roll…

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Great British Bake Off episode 4 2015 – Desserts

Great British Bake Off episode 4 2015 - Desserts: For the nine bakers left, it’s time to tackle the sweet ending to every meal – desserts. For the signature challenge, the bakers must make twelve crème brûlées. They had two and a half hours, with instructions that the custard must be set, and that the bakers aren’t allowed to use a blowtorch to caramelize the top. For the technical challenge, the bakers have four hours to make a Spanische Windtorte.…

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Great British Bake Off episode 3 2015 - Bread

Great British Bake Off episode 3 2015 – Bread

Great British Bake Off episode 3 2015 - Bread: The ten remaining bakers face the challenge of bread week. In the first task, the bakers have one and a half hours to make two quick bread to be made free-form (i.e. not in a tin). For the second task, Paul sets the bakers the challenge of baking 4 identical crusty baguettes in two and a half hours. For the final Showstopper, the bakers must make a 3-D bread sculpture in…

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