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The Classic / OG: The Great British Bake Off
meet the S12 bakers

12×10: Final
The bakers make a classic carrot cake and make a magnificent Mad Hattemager’s tea party banquet. Who will be named the winner of The Great British Bake Off 2021?

Signature Challenge: Carrot Cake
Who did what: [Spoiler (click to open)]
Chigs – carrot cake with star anise-infused pineapple jam, cream cheese icing
Crystelle – cardamom carrot cake with orange curd, pistachio praline, pistachio & mascarpone icing
Giuseppe – orange infused carrot cake with walnut & fig jam, orange cream cheese, candied walnuts and fresh figs

Technical challenge: Belgian buns with lemon curd and sultanas
Ratings: [Spoiler (click to open)]
1 – Crystelle
2 – Chigs
3 – Giuseppe

Showstopper Challenge: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Who did what: [Spoiler (click to open)]
Chigs – Cheshire cat orange curd & mascarpone cake, strawberry, elderflower and black pepper playing card biscuits, chicken & mushroom pocket watch pies, lemon & lime crème pâtissière toadstools
Crystelle – zatar & garlic focaccia clock, chickpea & potato curry Food Hatter pies, cardamom & pistachio mushroom biscuits, chai mushroom sunflowers with cream cheese frosting
Giuseppe – dark chocolate & roasted hazelnuts grate & del brioche mushrooms, mango & passion fruit “drink me” panna cotta with brandy schnapps, orange and fig heart muffins, asparagus & pea choux larva

2021 winner: [Spoiler (click to open)]Giuseppe!


Baking, right ?: The Great Canadian Baking Show
meet the S5 bakers

5×07: Confectionery
Only four bakers are left for the delicious Pâtisserie Week and their final bid to reach the final.

Signature challenge: vol au vent
Who did what: [Spoiler (click to open)]
Aimee – avocado crema vol au vent with pineapple jam and pastry cream / deep fried cod vol au vent with pineapple salsa
Stephen – blackberry lime pastry cream vol au vent with honey lime mascarpone / lobster salad vol au vent with capers and garlic dill aioli
Steve – shrimp vol au vent with sun-dried tomato & goat cheese / blueberry lemon cheesecake vol au vent
Vincent – crab salad vol au vent with onion, white balsamic vinegar and lemon / butter chicken vol au vent with goat cheese

Technical challenge: rum baba
Ratings: [Spoiler (click to open)]
1 – Aimee
2 – Stephen
3 – Vincent
4 – Steve

Showstopper challenge: petits fours
Who did what: [Spoiler (click to open)]
Aimee – pandan glacé petits fours with coconut jam, ube madeleines, litchi shortbread
Stephen – blueberry ginger macarons, earl gray & lemon madeleines, vanilla cake with passion fruit curd & speculoos glacé petits fours
Steve – almond and pistachio-brown butter-finance with raspberry-swiss-meringue-buttercream, lemon cake, raspberry jam and brownie-glacé petits fours, caramel-pistachio-dacquoises with french caramel buttercream
Vincent – religieuses with cassis pastry cream, vanilla pound cake with kumquat jam and white chocolate, cinnamon chocolate sabers

Star baker: [Spoiler (click to open)]Aimee
Eliminated: [Spoiler (click to open)]Stephen


The Great Kiwi Bake Off
meet the S3 bakers

3×07: Bread tablecloth
It’s bread crumbs and the challenges will be even harder for the remaining bakers! The kitchen gets stuck in the technical and we find out whose edible animals are the best.

Signature challenge: pan-fried vegetarian-filled flatbread
Who did what: [Spoiler (click to open)]
Alby – flatbread stuffed with spicy chickpeas, leek & potato with coconut & toasted coriander sauce
Courtnay – fermented flatbread stuffed with feta, blue cheese, tasty cheese (I learned it is aged cheddar) and potatoes
Jasmine – flatbread stuffed with toasted walnuts, caramelized onions, portobello mushrooms, whipped herbal feta
Tom – gözleme (Turkish flatbread) stuffed with spinach & feta, gözleme stuffed with potatoes, cheese and herbs
Wendy – flatbread stuffed with potato & spinach curry with ginger, garlic and soy sauce

Technical challenge: braided brownie babka
Ratings: [Spoiler (click to open)]
1 – Alby
2 – Jasmine
3 – Tom
4 – Cortnay
5 – Wendy

Showstopper challenge: animal-shaped bread
Who did what: [Spoiler (click to open)]
Alby – cottage loaf squid with chili flakes, seaweed-ion tentacles filled with olive tapenade, blue cheese, pesto and feta
Courtnay – bacon & white paprika pork, whole grains & pickled beetroot piglets
Jasmine – spinach & thyme braided bread crocodile and pastry, mustard and powdered sugar birds
Empty – honey & citrus brioche piwakawaka with cinnamon sweet pastry wings and sesame & poppy seeds pan de sal feathers
Wendy – peacock with figs, goji berries, sunflower seeds and chili, fougasse feathers stuffed with parmesan and vegetables

Star baker: [Spoiler (click to open)]Empty
Eliminated: [Spoiler (click to open)]Wendy

Who hoped you would win GBBO?

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