We’ve just finished watching week six of The Great British Bake Off, and what a series it has been so far! With six remaining out of the 12 bakers who will be the next contestant to go home? Let’s have a recap on what has happened in the series so far! Spoiler alert if you haven’t watched them yet…! Ready… set… read![caption id="attachment_27968" align="alignnone" width="600"] © 2020 Mark Bourdillon/ Love Productions[/caption]
Week 1: Cake
- Signature challenge – Battenburg cake.
- Technical challenge – Six mini pineapple upside-down cakes.
- Showstopper – take inspiration from their favourite celebrity and create a bust made out of delicious cake and icing.
- Star baker – Peter, who impressed with his tasty Battenburg and Chris Hoy showstopper.
- Baker to leave – Loriea.
Week 2: Biscuits
- Signature challenge – Florentine biscuits.
- Technical challenge – Prue Leith’s coconut macaroons.
- Showstopper – 3D dinner setting biscuit sculpture.
- Star baker – Dave dazzled the judges with his snappable biscuits.
- Baker to leave – Mak.
Week 3: Bread
- Signature challenge – Soda bread.
- Technical challenge – Rainbow bagels.
- Showstopper – Bread plaques celebrating one thing the bakers are grateful for in the form of a traditional Harvest Festival Sheaf.
- Star baker – Marc who impressed with his Tibetan monastery bread.
- Baker to leave – Rowan.
Week 4: Chocolate
- Signature challenge – Chocolate brownies.
- Technical challenge – Babka, a sweet braided bread originating from the Jewish community.
- Showstopper – White chocolate celebration cake.
- Star baker – Mark, who impressed with his showstopper cake.
- Baker to leave – Sura, the queen of flavours.
Week 5: Pastry
- Signature challenge – Cornish pasties.
- Technical challenge – Raspberry salted caramel eclairs.
- Showstopper – Tart in a pastry cage.
- Star baker – Laura, whose pastry was perfect!
- Baker to leave –Linda.
- Signature challenge – Steamed buns.
- Technical challenge – Matcha crepe cake.
- Showstopper – Kawaii cake.
- Star baker – Lottie.
- Baker to leave – Mark.
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