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Episode 1 – Cake

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Episode 1 – CakeEpisode 1 – Cake

The Bake Off is back for another year, with 12 bakers set to be challenged on their skills from every angle by judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. The bakers' first hurdle is cake.

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Series 7, Episode 1

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Series 7, Episode 2

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In week two it is crunch time - as Paul and Mary set the bakers three biscuit challenges - but who will snap under the pressure of creating 24 identical decorated biscuits? 2/10

Series 7, Episode 3

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Paul Hollywood has put together three of the toughest bread challenges ever - a sweet dough with a twist, a steamy technical challenge, and a mighty final showstopper challenge. 3/10

Series 7, Episode 4

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Series 7, Episode 5

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The eight remaining bakers work with pastry to create a very Danish breakfast, a classic British tart and a bite-size showstopper which is difficult to make but trickier to bake! 5/10

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The first-ever GBBO Botanical Week involves a signature challenge with a twist, a leafy technical challenge from Paul, and three tiers of elaborately decorated showstopper cake. 6/10

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It's Dessert Week! The bakers face a very sweet signature challenge, a tricky French dessert for the technical challenge, and a multi-bake mousse marathon of a mini-showstopper. 7/10

Series 7, Episode 8

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Series 9, Episode 1

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The competition kicks off with Biscuit Week, and the bakers are challenged to make signature biscuits that will say something both about them and a place in the British Isles, before…

Series 9, Episode 2

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Series 9, Episode 2

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Series 9, Episode 2

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Series 9, Episode 2

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It's 'Bread Week'. The ten bakers have much to prove with a fruity teatime Signature; an international-flavoured Technical; and an ambitious Showstopper. 3/10

Series 9, Episode 4

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The bakers must create a cracking meringue Signature, a wobbly Technical, and a complex chocolate Showstopper that promises to reveal all. 4/10

Series 9, Episode 3

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It's 'Bread Week'. The ten bakers have much to prove with a fruity teatime Signature; an international-flavoured Technical; and an ambitious Showstopper. 3/10

Series 9, Episode 4

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The bakers must create a cracking meringue Signature, a wobbly Technical, and a complex chocolate Showstopper that promises to reveal all. 4/10

Series 9, Episode 3

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It's 'Bread Week'. The ten bakers have much to prove with a fruity teatime Signature; an international-flavoured Technical; and an ambitious Showstopper. 3/10

Series 9, Episode 4

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The bakers must create a cracking meringue Signature, a wobbly Technical, and a complex chocolate Showstopper that promises to reveal all. 4/10

Series 9, Episode 3

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It's 'Bread Week'. The ten bakers have much to prove with a fruity teatime Signature; an international-flavoured Technical; and an ambitious Showstopper. 3/10

Series 9, Episode 4

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The bakers must create a cracking meringue Signature, a wobbly Technical, and a complex chocolate Showstopper that promises to reveal all. 4/10