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A feast for fans of The Great British Bake Off, this compilation features every episode from series 1 to 5 plus the accompanying Masterclasses. Since series 1 first transmitted in 2010, The Bake Off has become a firm favourite among TV viewers in the UK and abroad. Queen of Cakes Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood are the judges, and the presenters are Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. In each series a group of contestants are tested on every aspect of their baking skills through a series of challenging heats as they battle it out to be named Best Amateur Baker. The Masterclass episodes enable viewers to develop their own baking skills, as Paul and Mary show how each of the technical challenges faced by the contestants should be done!

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A feast for fans of The Great British Bake Off, this compilation features every episode from series 1 to 5 plus the accompanying Masterclasses. Since series 1 first transmitted in 2010, The Bake Off has become a firm favourite among TV viewers in the UK and abroad. Queen of Cakes Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood are the judges, and the presenters are Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. In each series a group of contestants are tested on every aspect of their baking skills through a series of challenging heats as they battle it out to be named Best Amateur Baker. The Masterclass episodes enable viewers to develop their own baking skills, as Paul and Mary show how each of the technical challenges faced by the contestants should be done!

    • Episode 1

    Series 1, Cakes

    The competition kicks off with cake in the Cotswolds. Judging the 10 competing bakers are renowned baking writer Mary Berry and professional baker Paul Hollywood; presenting the show are Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, who trace the very particular history of British baking by visiting local baking landmarks and discovering why people bake what they bake today.

    • 58 Minutes

    The competition kicks off with cake in the Cotswolds. Judging the 10 competing bakers are renowned baking writer Mary Berry and professional baker Paul Hollywood; presenting the show are Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, who trace the very particular history of British baking by visiting local baking landmarks and discovering why people bake what they bake today.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Series 1, Biscuits

    The eight bakers who made it through the first round head to Scone Palace near Perth to make biscuits and teatime treats. Mel and Sue find out how the digestive became Britain's favourite biscuit; ask what's so Scottish about shortbread and why Sir Ranulph Fiennes has the world's most expensive biscuit.

    • 58 Minutes

    The eight bakers who made it through the first round head to Scone Palace near Perth to make biscuits and teatime treats. Mel and Sue find out how the digestive became Britain's favourite biscuit; ask what's so Scottish about shortbread and why Sir Ranulph Fiennes has the world's most expensive biscuit.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Series 1, Bread

    In the shadow of Sarre Windmill, the bakers will be kneading, proving and knocking back their dough under the watchful eye of baking writer Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood. And as they battle it out to produce the perfect loaf, Mel and Sue taste Britain's earliest bread roll, find out what happened to bread during the Industrial Revolution and relate the hidden history of the sandwich.

    • 58 Minutes

    In the shadow of Sarre Windmill, the bakers will be kneading, proving and knocking back their dough under the watchful eye of baking writer Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood. And as they battle it out to produce the perfect loaf, Mel and Sue taste Britain's earliest bread roll, find out what happened to bread during the Industrial Revolution and relate the hidden history of the sandwich.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Series 1, Pudding

    The remaining five bakers travel to Bakewell in Derbyshire. They must reinvent an often-neglected British classic - the pudding. There are sticky toffee puds, peach and blueberry 'boy bait', rhubarb and orange betty and a cherry queen of puddings. As the puds go in the oven, Mel and Sue discover how puddings helped change Britain's image overseas.

    • 58 Minutes

    The remaining five bakers travel to Bakewell in Derbyshire. They must reinvent an often-neglected British classic - the pudding. There are sticky toffee puds, peach and blueberry 'boy bait', rhubarb and orange betty and a cherry queen of puddings. As the puds go in the oven, Mel and Sue discover how puddings helped change Britain's image overseas.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Series 1, Pastry

    The travelling marquee pitches up in the Cornish village of Mousehole, and it's time for the bakers to get to grips with the most difficult of all baking skills - pastry. Mel and Sue will be find out that Britain's earliest pies really were humble, how pastry became an art form and how pies used to have a more sinister side.

    • 58 Minutes

    The travelling marquee pitches up in the Cornish village of Mousehole, and it's time for the bakers to get to grips with the most difficult of all baking skills - pastry. Mel and Sue will be find out that Britain's earliest pies really were humble, how pastry became an art form and how pies used to have a more sinister side.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Series 1, Tea Party

    It's the Grand Final and the three surviving contestants face their biggest challenge yet - baking for the Bake Off's afternoon tea party at Fulham Palace in London. The pressure on the bakers is even greater, as they must bake not only for Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, but also friends, family and former Bake Off contestants.

    • 58 Minutes

    It's the Grand Final and the three surviving contestants face their biggest challenge yet - baking for the Bake Off's afternoon tea party at Fulham Palace in London. The pressure on the bakers is even greater, as they must bake not only for Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, but also friends, family and former Bake Off contestants.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Series 2, Cakes

    Twelve of the country's best amateur bakers take part in the second series of The Great British Bake Off, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. This first show sees the twelve amateur bakers challenged to make 24 beautifully flavoured and decorated cupcakes in two hours.

    • 59 Minutes

    Twelve of the country's best amateur bakers take part in the second series of The Great British Bake Off, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. This first show sees the twelve amateur bakers challenged to make 24 beautifully flavoured and decorated cupcakes in two hours.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    Series 2, Tarts

    The second round of The Great British Bake Off, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, continues in the search for Britain's best amateur baker. Eleven bakers remain and this time their pastry skills are scrutinised as the bakers tackle tarts.

    • 58 Minutes

    The second round of The Great British Bake Off, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, continues in the search for Britain's best amateur baker. Eleven bakers remain and this time their pastry skills are scrutinised as the bakers tackle tarts.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 9

    Series 2, Bread

    The search for Britain's best amateur baker continues with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. Ten bakers remain and this week their bread-making skills are put to the test.

    • 58 Minutes

    The search for Britain's best amateur baker continues with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. Ten bakers remain and this week their bread-making skills are put to the test.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 10

    Series 2, Biscuits

    The search for Britain's best amateur baker, with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, is now halfway through. The bakers take on biscuits and these bite-sized, delicate delights prove too much for some.

    • 58 Minutes

    The search for Britain's best amateur baker, with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, is now halfway through. The bakers take on biscuits and these bite-sized, delicate delights prove too much for some.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 11

    Series 2, Pies

    The search for Britain's best amateur baker, with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, reaches the fifth round and everyone is out to avoid the dreaded soggy bottom as the seven remaining bakers face pies.

    • 58 Minutes

    The search for Britain's best amateur baker, with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, reaches the fifth round and everyone is out to avoid the dreaded soggy bottom as the seven remaining bakers face pies.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 12

    Series 2, Desserts

    The all-lady quarter-final of The Great British Bake Off, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. The remaining five have to impress with their dessert skills.

    • 58 Minutes

    The all-lady quarter-final of The Great British Bake Off, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. The remaining five have to impress with their dessert skills.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 13

    Series 2, Patisserie

    Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins host the semi-final. After seven weeks of gruelling challenges, the four remaining bakers must prove they are worth a place in the final. To do so means making a labour-intensive and technically demanding layered or laminated pastry dough to produce a batch of three different types of pastries or croissants.

    • 58 Minutes

    Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins host the semi-final. After seven weeks of gruelling challenges, the four remaining bakers must prove they are worth a place in the final. To do so means making a labour-intensive and technically demanding layered or laminated pastry dough to produce a batch of three different types of pastries or croissants.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 14

    Series 2, The Final

    Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins and the contestants have reached the grand final. After seven gruelling weeks the three finalists face their biggest challenge yet - baking for The Great British Bake Off's street party.

    • 59 Minutes

    Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins and the contestants have reached the grand final. After seven gruelling weeks the three finalists face their biggest challenge yet - baking for The Great British Bake Off's street party.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 15

    Series 2 Masterclass Episode 1

    This Masterclass features how to bake Mary's take on a traditional British cake - a coffee and walnut Battenberg, her classic tarte au citron with a deliciously sharp lemon filling, Paul's traditional Italian flatbread, focaccia and Mary's brandy snaps.

    • 58 Minutes

    This Masterclass features how to bake Mary's take on a traditional British cake - a coffee and walnut Battenberg, her classic tarte au citron with a deliciously sharp lemon filling, Paul's traditional Italian flatbread, focaccia and Mary's brandy snaps.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 16

    Series 2 Masterclass Episode 2

    This Masterclass features Paul's luxury pork pies, filled with the perfect combination of pork loin and a quail's egg, and Mary's chocolate roulade recipe where Mary will show you how to get the perfect roll every time. Plus Paul's traditional iced fingers and Mary's sachertorte.

    • 58 Minutes

    This Masterclass features Paul's luxury pork pies, filled with the perfect combination of pork loin and a quail's egg, and Mary's chocolate roulade recipe where Mary will show you how to get the perfect roll every time. Plus Paul's traditional iced fingers and Mary's sachertorte.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 17

    Series 3, Episode 1

    The first episode is all about cake and the pressure is on from the very first challenge. The bakers tackle an upside down cake for their signature bake, and to keep their place in the Bake Off tent they each attempt to produce a truly showstopping cake.

    • 59 Minutes

    The first episode is all about cake and the pressure is on from the very first challenge. The bakers tackle an upside down cake for their signature bake, and to keep their place in the Bake Off tent they each attempt to produce a truly showstopping cake.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 18

    Series 3, Episode 2

    The atmosphere in the Bake Off tent is charged as 11 bakers attempt to make flatbread. The revered technical challenge has the bakers in a twist as they attempt Paul’s recipe for the notoriously difficult 8 strand paited loaf.

    • 59 Minutes

    The atmosphere in the Bake Off tent is charged as 11 bakers attempt to make flatbread. The revered technical challenge has the bakers in a twist as they attempt Paul’s recipe for the notoriously difficult 8 strand paited loaf.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 19

    Series 3, Episode 3

    Things are hotting up as the remaining 10 bakers do their best to wow Paul and Mary with some unusual flavour combinations for their tartes tartin.

    • 59 Minutes

    Things are hotting up as the remaining 10 bakers do their best to wow Paul and Mary with some unusual flavour combinations for their tartes tartin.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 20

    Series 3, Episode 4

    The bakers get their just dessert as they face three challenges all designed for a sweet tooth. Today's technical challenge is a main stay of French baking, the crème caramel. Proceedings are rounded off with a mammoth 6 hour challenge to produce a mighty showstopping layered meringue.

    • 59 Minutes

    The bakers get their just dessert as they face three challenges all designed for a sweet tooth. Today's technical challenge is a main stay of French baking, the crème caramel. Proceedings are rounded off with a mammoth 6 hour challenge to produce a mighty showstopping layered meringue.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 21

    Series 3, Episode 5

    The bakers turn their attention to pies. For their first task they must master a perfect Wellington. When they’ve recovered it’s straight into a fiendishly difficult technical challenge – hand raised pies. None of the bakers have used a pastry dolly before and it proves the downfall of many!

    • 59 Minutes

    The bakers turn their attention to pies. For their first task they must master a perfect Wellington. When they’ve recovered it’s straight into a fiendishly difficult technical challenge – hand raised pies. None of the bakers have used a pastry dolly before and it proves the downfall of many!

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 22

    Series 3, Episode 6

    The bakers go all out to impress Mary and Paul with two types of delicious sponge puddings. The technical challenge sees them face a queen of pudding, a recipe direct from the archives of the Queen of Bakes, Mary Berry. And finally a show-stopping strudel that stretches the bakers to their limit.

    • 58 Minutes

    The bakers go all out to impress Mary and Paul with two types of delicious sponge puddings. The technical challenge sees them face a queen of pudding, a recipe direct from the archives of the Queen of Bakes, Mary Berry. And finally a show-stopping strudel that stretches the bakers to their limit.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 23

    Series 3, Episode 7

    There are still seven bakers left in the Bake Off, but two must go this time. Facing three sweet dough challenges, the bakers start their campaign by creating their signature regional buns, and Paul opens his recipe vault for the technical challenge surprise recipe of Jam Doughnuts.

    • 59 Minutes

    There are still seven bakers left in the Bake Off, but two must go this time. Facing three sweet dough challenges, the bakers start their campaign by creating their signature regional buns, and Paul opens his recipe vault for the technical challenge surprise recipe of Jam Doughnuts.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 24

    Series 3, Episode 8

    It’s the biscuit based quarter final, and Paul and Mary are taking the challenges to another level. The signature bake sees the bakers attempt to deliver a batch of perfectly baked crispbreads, and time and temperature work against them to produce six perfectly tempered chocolate tea cakes for the technical challenge.

    • 59 Minutes

    It’s the biscuit based quarter final, and Paul and Mary are taking the challenges to another level. The signature bake sees the bakers attempt to deliver a batch of perfectly baked crispbreads, and time and temperature work against them to produce six perfectly tempered chocolate tea cakes for the technical challenge.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 25

    Series 3, Episode 9

    There are only four bakers left vying for a place in the final. The weight of the occasion is getting to the most unflappable of the bakers as they frantically work against the clock to deliver petits fours to Paul and Mary’s exacting standards. The hardest technical bake ever seen on Bake Off finds two of the bakers left wanting as their fraisier cakes collapse, and it’s possible to hear a pin drop in the kitchen as the bakers pull out the stops for their showstopping choux gateaus.

    • 59 Minutes

    There are only four bakers left vying for a place in the final. The weight of the occasion is getting to the most unflappable of the bakers as they frantically work against the clock to deliver petits fours to Paul and Mary’s exacting standards. The hardest technical bake ever seen on Bake Off finds two of the bakers left wanting as their fraisier cakes collapse, and it’s possible to hear a pin drop in the kitchen as the bakers pull out the stops for their showstopping choux gateaus.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 26

    Series 3, Episode 10

    After weeks of pastries, cakes and bread, three bakers have made it to the final. To prove themselves to judges Paul and Mary, they will have to make some first rate fondant fancies. But ultimately, it all comes down to their final ever showstopper - creating a masterpiece with a notoriously difficult Chiffon sponge.

    • 1 Hour

    After weeks of pastries, cakes and bread, three bakers have made it to the final. To prove themselves to judges Paul and Mary, they will have to make some first rate fondant fancies. But ultimately, it all comes down to their final ever showstopper - creating a masterpiece with a notoriously difficult Chiffon sponge.

    • 1 Hour
    • Episode 27

    Series 3 Masterclass, Episode 1

    It's the calm after the baking storm, and Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry take over the Bake Off tent to show us how the technical challenges should be done. Free from the frenzy of whipping, piping and kneading, Mary and Paul tackle treacle tarts, rum babas, creme caramels, hand raised pies and Paul's infamous eight-strand plaited loaf. Taking us through every step of the first five technical recipes of the series, they show us exactly how to avoid the mistakes some of the bakers made.

    • 58 Minutes

    It's the calm after the baking storm, and Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry take over the Bake Off tent to show us how the technical challenges should be done. Free from the frenzy of whipping, piping and kneading, Mary and Paul tackle treacle tarts, rum babas, creme caramels, hand raised pies and Paul's infamous eight-strand plaited loaf. Taking us through every step of the first five technical recipes of the series, they show us exactly how to avoid the mistakes some of the bakers made.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 28

    Series 3 Masterclass, Episode 2

    If you've ever wanted to know how to make the technical challenges from The Great British Bake Off, then this is your chance. Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are back in the Bake Off tent to show us exactly how to tackle the remaining recipes from the series. From the Queen of Puddings to chocolate tea cakes, jam doughnuts, Fraisier cake and fondant fancies, Mary and Paul prove that no bake is too big or too small. They guide us through every step in forensic detail to show you how to avoid the mistakes some of the bakers made.

    • 58 Minutes

    If you've ever wanted to know how to make the technical challenges from The Great British Bake Off, then this is your chance. Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are back in the Bake Off tent to show us exactly how to tackle the remaining recipes from the series. From the Queen of Puddings to chocolate tea cakes, jam doughnuts, Fraisier cake and fondant fancies, Mary and Paul prove that no bake is too big or too small. They guide us through every step in forensic detail to show you how to avoid the mistakes some of the bakers made.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 29

    Series 3 Masterclass, Episode 3

    With the Bake Off tent all to themselves, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood show us, for the first time ever, which Signature Bakes they would have chosen if they'd been in the bakers' shoes. Armed with sieves and spatulas, they show us their signature sponge puddings, flat breads, wellingtons, sweet buns and tarte tatins. They guide us through every step of their recipes, with no soggy bottoms in sight, proving that everybody can give baking a go if you follow their advice.

    • 58 Minutes

    With the Bake Off tent all to themselves, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood show us, for the first time ever, which Signature Bakes they would have chosen if they'd been in the bakers' shoes. Armed with sieves and spatulas, they show us their signature sponge puddings, flat breads, wellingtons, sweet buns and tarte tatins. They guide us through every step of their recipes, with no soggy bottoms in sight, proving that everybody can give baking a go if you follow their advice.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 30

    Series 4, Cake

    For the first time ever, the tent welcomes a baker’s dozen to do baking battle. Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins coax them through their baking trials, all the while under the scrutiny of the judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. The first challenge? A sandwich cake.

    • 1 Hour

    For the first time ever, the tent welcomes a baker’s dozen to do baking battle. Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins coax them through their baking trials, all the while under the scrutiny of the judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. The first challenge? A sandwich cake.

    • 1 Hour
    • Episode 31

    Series 4, Bread

    Having survived cake, this week the remaining 12 bakers battle bread. Knowing that Paul will be watching their every move and prove, they must bake 36 perfectly thin and crispy signature bread sticks, a technically tricky English Muffin, and the most outrageous show-stopping loaves of bread ever seen on television...

    • 59 Minutes

    Having survived cake, this week the remaining 12 bakers battle bread. Knowing that Paul will be watching their every move and prove, they must bake 36 perfectly thin and crispy signature bread sticks, a technically tricky English Muffin, and the most outrageous show-stopping loaves of bread ever seen on television...

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 32

    Series 4, Desserts

    It’s week three, and the heat in the kitchen is already too much for some, as the remaining 11 bakers get ready to deal with desserts. These include a Signature Trifle combining biscuit, cake, jelly or custard in perfectly distinct layers.

    • 59 Minutes

    It’s week three, and the heat in the kitchen is already too much for some, as the remaining 11 bakers get ready to deal with desserts. These include a Signature Trifle combining biscuit, cake, jelly or custard in perfectly distinct layers.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 33

    Series 4, Pies and Tarts

    It’s week four in the tent and the baking is getting serious, as the remaining bakers put on their pinnies to pimp up pies and tarts. From the country’s oldest known cookbook, we discover the almost 700 year old history of the English custard tart. As a technical challenge in the Bake Off tent, this classic sweet causes more than the intended wobble for the bakers!

    • 59 Minutes

    It’s week four in the tent and the baking is getting serious, as the remaining bakers put on their pinnies to pimp up pies and tarts. From the country’s oldest known cookbook, we discover the almost 700 year old history of the English custard tart. As a technical challenge in the Bake Off tent, this classic sweet causes more than the intended wobble for the bakers!

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 34

    Series 4, Biscuits and Traybakes

    Almost half way through the Bake Off and the remaining eight bakers are faced with biscuits and traybakes. Today they face the thinnest Technical Challenge ever devised on Bake Off; the French classic tuiles, biscuits formed into fragile rolls and decorated with piped chocolate.

    • 59 Minutes

    Almost half way through the Bake Off and the remaining eight bakers are faced with biscuits and traybakes. Today they face the thinnest Technical Challenge ever devised on Bake Off; the French classic tuiles, biscuits formed into fragile rolls and decorated with piped chocolate.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 35

    Series 4, Sweet Dough

    It’s week six in the tent and time for sweet dough week – but will it prove bitter-sweet for the bakers? They kick off with a signature tea loaf. After this, the bakers face Paul’s most twisted Technical Challenge yet, and a Showstopper that draws on all of Europe for inspiration, creating 36 sweet European buns.

    • 59 Minutes

    It’s week six in the tent and time for sweet dough week – but will it prove bitter-sweet for the bakers? They kick off with a signature tea loaf. After this, the bakers face Paul’s most twisted Technical Challenge yet, and a Showstopper that draws on all of Europe for inspiration, creating 36 sweet European buns.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 36

    Series 4, Pastry

    With only six bakers left in the tent the stakes are getting higher, and this week they face pastry. First, the bakers battle to bring the old fashioned suet pudding up to date with some mean roly-poly puddings. After a tough technical challenge to make 8 delicate choux buns filled with crème patissiere, the bakers reach the showstopper, and must make three different types of perfectly puffed pastries.

    • 59 Minutes

    With only six bakers left in the tent the stakes are getting higher, and this week they face pastry. First, the bakers battle to bring the old fashioned suet pudding up to date with some mean roly-poly puddings. After a tough technical challenge to make 8 delicate choux buns filled with crème patissiere, the bakers reach the showstopper, and must make three different types of perfectly puffed pastries.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 37

    Series 4, Quarter Final

    It’s the quarter final and there are just five bakers left. For the Signature Challenge the bakers must make a loaf using non-traditional wheat flours. The Technical sees the bakers challenged to each make a dacquoise, made with three layers of fragile coiled meringue. And for their final challenge, the bakers must push themselves out of their comfort zone to create show-stopping novelty vegetable cakes.

    • 58 Minutes

    It’s the quarter final and there are just five bakers left. For the Signature Challenge the bakers must make a loaf using non-traditional wheat flours. The Technical sees the bakers challenged to each make a dacquoise, made with three layers of fragile coiled meringue. And for their final challenge, the bakers must push themselves out of their comfort zone to create show-stopping novelty vegetable cakes.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 38

    Series 4, French Week

    It’s the semi-final and there are just four bakers left. This round is the French round and the all-female semi-finalists have just three French bakes standing between them and a place in the final. The signature challenge raises the stakes, tasking the bakers to make three different types of savoury canapé in just two and a half hours. The final challenge is a truly iconic French patisserie, the opera cake.

    • 59 Minutes

    It’s the semi-final and there are just four bakers left. This round is the French round and the all-female semi-finalists have just three French bakes standing between them and a place in the final. The signature challenge raises the stakes, tasking the bakers to make three different types of savoury canapé in just two and a half hours. The final challenge is a truly iconic French patisserie, the opera cake.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 39

    Series 4, The Final

    It's the final of The Great British Bake Off! 13,000 applicants were narrowed down to 13 of Britain's best amateur bakers, and the 13 became three. There are just three final challenges standing between the bakers and the title of WINNER of the Great British Bake Off.

    • 59 Minutes

    It's the final of The Great British Bake Off! 13,000 applicants were narrowed down to 13 of Britain's best amateur bakers, and the 13 became three. There are just three final challenges standing between the bakers and the title of WINNER of the Great British Bake Off.

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 40

    Series 4, Masterclass 1

    Mary and Paul take over the tent for the ultimate baking masterclass. The Great British Bake Off judges take on the same challenges which they set the bakers, showing us what they would have done had they been in their shoes. Tackling signature bakes, technical bakes and, for the first time, showstopper bakes, Mary and Paul share all their tips and tricks to get the perfect results at home.

    • 58 Minutes

    Mary and Paul take over the tent for the ultimate baking masterclass. The Great British Bake Off judges take on the same challenges which they set the bakers, showing us what they would have done had they been in their shoes. Tackling signature bakes, technical bakes and, for the first time, showstopper bakes, Mary and Paul share all their tips and tricks to get the perfect results at home.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 41

    Series 4, Masterclass 2

    Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry go through some of the signature, technical and showstopper challenges which they set the bakers in dessert and pie weeks. Mary shares her family recipe for her 'Tipsy Trifle', floating islands and 'Wobbly Apricot Tart', whilst Paul goes through his custard tarts and showstopping spanakopita.

    • 58 Minutes

    Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry go through some of the signature, technical and showstopper challenges which they set the bakers in dessert and pie weeks. Mary shares her family recipe for her 'Tipsy Trifle', floating islands and 'Wobbly Apricot Tart', whilst Paul goes through his custard tarts and showstopping spanakopita.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 42

    Series 4, Masterclass 3

    Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry show what they would have made for the challenges in the biscuit and pastry weeks. Mary shares her family recipe for ginger spiced traybake and her technically tricky tuiles with chocolate mousse, whilst Paul goes through his recipes for his iced tea loaf, his sweet dough brioche tete and his twisted technical apricot couronne

    • 58 Minutes

    Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry show what they would have made for the challenges in the biscuit and pastry weeks. Mary shares her family recipe for ginger spiced traybake and her technically tricky tuiles with chocolate mousse, whilst Paul goes through his recipes for his iced tea loaf, his sweet dough brioche tete and his twisted technical apricot couronne

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 43

    Series 4, Masterclass 4

    Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry share what they would have made for the challenges in the final weeks of the Bake Off. Paul makes a wheat-free crusty rye loaf and sweet and savoury pretzels whilst Mary goes through her suet sussex pond pudding and choux pastry religieuse and creates her own twist on the classic opera cake.

    • 58 Minutes

    Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry share what they would have made for the challenges in the final weeks of the Bake Off. Paul makes a wheat-free crusty rye loaf and sweet and savoury pretzels whilst Mary goes through her suet sussex pond pudding and choux pastry religieuse and creates her own twist on the classic opera cake.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 44

    Series 5, Cake

    As the 12 new bakers enter the tent for the very first time, their first Signature Challenge is to make a swiss roll. But with such a seemingly simple challenge comes a risk - who will have the tightest roll? Whose roll will split? Should the bakers go for the classic or push the boat out to impress?

    • 58 Minutes

    As the 12 new bakers enter the tent for the very first time, their first Signature Challenge is to make a swiss roll. But with such a seemingly simple challenge comes a risk - who will have the tightest roll? Whose roll will split? Should the bakers go for the classic or push the boat out to impress?

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 45

    Series 5, Biscuits

    Having survived cakes, the remaining 11 bakers are tested on biscuits. Serving up signature savoury biscuits, the bakers must push themselves on flavour to create biscuits that go well with a cheese course, and Sue learns the dirty secret behind the invention of the ice cream cone and the start of the UK ice cream industry.

    • 58 Minutes

    Having survived cakes, the remaining 11 bakers are tested on biscuits. Serving up signature savoury biscuits, the bakers must push themselves on flavour to create biscuits that go well with a cheese course, and Sue learns the dirty secret behind the invention of the ice cream cone and the start of the UK ice cream industry.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 46

    Series 5, Bread

    Bread is on the menu, and the bakers must bake 12 perfect rye bread rolls, shaped in any way they like and using as much rye flour as they dare. Paul's technical challenge is his recipe for ciabatta loaves. But which bakers will listen to his words of wisdom and which ones will lose their nerve?

    • 58 Minutes

    Bread is on the menu, and the bakers must bake 12 perfect rye bread rolls, shaped in any way they like and using as much rye flour as they dare. Paul's technical challenge is his recipe for ciabatta loaves. But which bakers will listen to his words of wisdom and which ones will lose their nerve?

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 47

    Series 5, Desserts

    Having seen the bakers make cake, biscuits and bread, Mary and Paul up the ante - for the first time, we see how the bakers cope with multi-tasking across several baking skills at once. For their signature challenge, the bakers must bake saucy puds - delicate sponges hiding a gooey saucy filling or a saucy surprise at the bottom. Also in this show, Sue Perkins explores the origins of the Paignton pudding.

    • 57 Minutes

    Having seen the bakers make cake, biscuits and bread, Mary and Paul up the ante - for the first time, we see how the bakers cope with multi-tasking across several baking skills at once. For their signature challenge, the bakers must bake saucy puds - delicate sponges hiding a gooey saucy filling or a saucy surprise at the bottom. Also in this show, Sue Perkins explores the origins of the Paignton pudding.

    • 57 Minutes
    • Episode 48

    Series 5, Pies and Tarts

    Almost halfway through the Bake Off and the remaining bakers are facing pies and tarts. Starting with a signature custard tart that gives more than one of them a wobble, the bakers must make sweet custard tarts of their own invention. After this, Paul sets the bakers mini pear pies; one of the more unusual technical challenges that the Bake Off has seen.

    • 58 Minutes

    Almost halfway through the Bake Off and the remaining bakers are facing pies and tarts. Starting with a signature custard tart that gives more than one of them a wobble, the bakers must make sweet custard tarts of their own invention. After this, Paul sets the bakers mini pear pies; one of the more unusual technical challenges that the Bake Off has seen.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 49

    Series 5, European Cakes

    Past halfway in their baking marathon and the remaining six bakers face three European cakes. For their signature challenge the bakers are asked to bake yeast-leavened cakes, and Mary sets the bakers their most demanding technical challenge yet in which they must make a Swedish princess torte.

    • 58 Minutes

    Past halfway in their baking marathon and the remaining six bakers face three European cakes. For their signature challenge the bakers are asked to bake yeast-leavened cakes, and Mary sets the bakers their most demanding technical challenge yet in which they must make a Swedish princess torte.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 50

    Series 5, Pastry

    The remaining bakers are asked to make signature savoury parcels, ranging from pasties to wellingtons to samosas and even exploring the fame of the beloved cornish pasty which has spread much further than you would think - to Mexico. After this, the bakers must make show-stopping eclairs.

    • 57 Minutes

    The remaining bakers are asked to make signature savoury parcels, ranging from pasties to wellingtons to samosas and even exploring the fame of the beloved cornish pasty which has spread much further than you would think - to Mexico. After this, the bakers must make show-stopping eclairs.

    • 57 Minutes
    • Episode 51

    Series 5, Advanced Dough

    It's the quarter-finals of the Bake Off and only five bakers remain. Asked to make enriched sweet fruit loaves for their signature challenge, the bakers must work with soft dough to create works of art for Paul and Mary to critique. The technical challenge stretches them to the limit and finally, a show-stopper that takes the ordinary into the extraordinary.

    • 58 Minutes

    It's the quarter-finals of the Bake Off and only five bakers remain. Asked to make enriched sweet fruit loaves for their signature challenge, the bakers must work with soft dough to create works of art for Paul and Mary to critique. The technical challenge stretches them to the limit and finally, a show-stopper that takes the ordinary into the extraordinary.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 52

    Series 5, Semi-final - Patisserie

    It's semi-final time and the tension is palpable as the bakers begin Patisserie Week. The semi-finalists are challenged to make signature baklava - two different types of any flavour they like, but with the crisp flaky layers of perfectly pulled filo pastry. Next up is the penultimate technical challenge of the series, which sees the bakers make layers of a different kind.

    • 58 Minutes

    It's semi-final time and the tension is palpable as the bakers begin Patisserie Week. The semi-finalists are challenged to make signature baklava - two different types of any flavour they like, but with the crisp flaky layers of perfectly pulled filo pastry. Next up is the penultimate technical challenge of the series, which sees the bakers make layers of a different kind.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 53

    Series 5, The Final

    It's the final...from thousands of applicants just 12 bakers made it to the tent, and now only three remain. Having fought their way through 27 baking challenges and proved they can master every baking discipline known to man, the remaining three bakers have just one more weekend of baking to tackle. Just three challenges lie between them and the trophy. Each one is worthy, but who will be crowned winner of the Great British Bake Off?

    • 59 Minutes

    It's the final...from thousands of applicants just 12 bakers made it to the tent, and now only three remain. Having fought their way through 27 baking challenges and proved they can master every baking discipline known to man, the remaining three bakers have just one more weekend of baking to tackle. Just three challenges lie between them and the trophy. Each one is worthy, but who will be crowned winner of the Great British Bake Off?

    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 54

    Series 5, Masterclass 1

    Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood take up the reins to make the signature, technical and show-stopper challenges that they set the bakers in the first couple of weeks of the series and show us what they would have done had the roles been reversed in the tent. Paul makes a blackcurrant and liquorice swirly swiss roll, whilst Mary takes us through the very first technical of the series - her perfect cherry cake with lemon icing.

    • 58 Minutes

    Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood take up the reins to make the signature, technical and show-stopper challenges that they set the bakers in the first couple of weeks of the series and show us what they would have done had the roles been reversed in the tent. Paul makes a blackcurrant and liquorice swirly swiss roll, whilst Mary takes us through the very first technical of the series - her perfect cherry cake with lemon icing.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 55

    Series 5, Masterclass 2

    Back in the Bake Off tent, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood roll up their sleeves, baking the challenges that they set the bakers in bread and desserts weeks on the Great British Bake Off. Paul takes us through his ciabatta technical and his show-stopping roquefort and walnut loaf one step at a time, and Mary shows us how to make her layered tiramisu cake from the desserts week show.

    • 58 Minutes

    Back in the Bake Off tent, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood roll up their sleeves, baking the challenges that they set the bakers in bread and desserts weeks on the Great British Bake Off. Paul takes us through his ciabatta technical and his show-stopping roquefort and walnut loaf one step at a time, and Mary shows us how to make her layered tiramisu cake from the desserts week show.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 56

    Series 5, Masterclass 3

    In this Masterclass Mary and Paul make some of their more elaborate bakes, showing us how to achieve the perfect results at home. Mary makes a swirling chocolate and orange tart and the most complicated technical challenge of the series, the Swedish prinsesstarta. Paul dusts off his pastry skills making mini sausage plaits and demystifies the delicious kouign amann. Finally, Mary constructs her own version of the two-tiered dobos torte.

    • 58 Minutes

    In this Masterclass Mary and Paul make some of their more elaborate bakes, showing us how to achieve the perfect results at home. Mary makes a swirling chocolate and orange tart and the most complicated technical challenge of the series, the Swedish prinsesstarta. Paul dusts off his pastry skills making mini sausage plaits and demystifies the delicious kouign amann. Finally, Mary constructs her own version of the two-tiered dobos torte.

    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 57

    Series 5, Masterclass 4

    In the final masterclass of the series, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood dust off the flour one last time, creating the signature, technical and show-stopping challenges from the last part of the Great British Bake Off. Mary makes a pair of chouxs with her lemon and raspberry eclairs, while Paul gets fruity with his cherry and chocolate loaf. Mary finishes with her elaborate double chocolate entremets that will impress at any dinner party.

    • 58 Minutes

    In the final masterclass of the series, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood dust off the flour one last time, creating the signature, technical and show-stopping challenges from the last part of the Great British Bake Off. Mary makes a pair of chouxs with her lemon and raspberry eclairs, while Paul gets fruity with his cherry and chocolate loaf. Mary finishes with her elaborate double chocolate entremets that will impress at any dinner party.

    • 58 Minutes
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