Week Three: Chelsea Buns

Week three in the tent and it’s the dreaded bread week. This week the bakers have to make a tear and share bread, a technical burger and burger bun challenge and a showstopper loaf (or two or three) featuring some complex designs used by cutting the skin of the loafs. Safe to say there were…

Week Two: Fig Rolls

Week two, brought us biscuit week. From chocolate bars, fig rolls and a biscuit sculpture showstopper it was an epic week. Have to say I am so so so impressed with the creativity this year. Not sure if it’s me but it seems like they have upped their game from last year and I’m enjoying…

Week One: Fruit Cake

I actually can’t believe that we are at that time of year when bake off is back. Don’t get me wrong, I love this time of year as it means I spend more time in the kitchen baking along with the show but still how fast is this year going? Anyway, week one in the…

Week Ten – The Final – Doughnuts

It’s officially over! Ten weeks have passed, the winner has been announced and my bake along challenge has officially ended. Which is the only thing really I’m sad about. It’s been nice to bake along with the show and make something new each week but as you know I was a bit disappointed in the…

Week Nine – Chocolate Eclairs

Patisserie week. Basically a week for gentle and precise baking aka not my week. Honestly watching the bake off this week I really did question why I was baking along with the show. I don’t know why but it made me slightly mad that they were impossible tasks. I mean not impossible, but for a…

Week Eight – Bryony’s Nana Pats Kagekone

Danish week. Basically a great week if your eating the bakes, but not if your baking them. Pastry making for me is not enjoyable it takes forever and I always always seem to burn the end result. I mean what’s that all about?! The challenge. As you can probably tell I’m not a fan of…

Week Seven – Vegan Cake

I have to say that this week I didn’t swoon at the TV and watch every moment of the show fully. If anything it bored me and that says a lot when a cake fell over!! I don’t know why but it’s just not got the same feeling for me like last year. That said,…

Week Six – Puits D’Amor.

Week Six in the tent, was pastry week. I found personally that it wasn’t the best week of the show. A contestant (Dan) whom I liked left due to the fluster and well the show itself was just a bit bla. Really don’t know why but it’s not doing it for me this year. Anyhow,…

Week Four – Bryony’s Treacle Tart Roulade

Week Four in the tent brought us Dessert Week. Whilst I enjoy watching dessert week, its a bit vague in my opinion and basically anything can be a dessert. Basically its not my favourite week all in all. The challenge. This week, I decided to make the roulade. I was not sure which one I…

Week Three – Chelsea Buns

Week Three in the tent brought us Bread Week. I have a love and hate relationship with Bread week because well I love love love bread but let’s face it it’s the devil and the fact it takes so long to prove/make just proves that really. The challenge. As soon as I saw the signature…

Week Two – Tray Bake

Week Two in the tent was Cake Week! As you know, I love to make cake so was excited for this week. Saying that strangely I wasn’t blown away, personally it was probably the ‘challenges’ rather than the outcomes. The Challenge. This week, I was debating what I wanted to make. I wanted to give…