Great British Baking Show

Bread

It’s bread week, and Paul Hollywood has put together three of the toughest challenges ever. There’s the signature challenge - a sweet dough with a twist.

Air Date 6/23/17

 
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Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds. Mary Berry, a leading cookbook writer, and Paul Hollywood, a top artisan baker, serve as judges. Together with hosts and comic foils Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, Berry and Hollywood search for the country's best amateur baker by testing the competitors' skills on cakes, breads, pastries and desserts, crowning a winner after 10 weeks of competition.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #404 — Batter |
    New Friday, Jun 30 at 8pm TPT 2
  • #404 — Batter |
    Saturday, Jul 1 at 2am TPT 2
  • #404 — Batter |
    Sunday, Jul 2 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #405 — Pastry |
    New Friday, Jul 7 at 8pm TPT 2
  • #405 — Pastry |
    Saturday, Jul 8 at 2am TPT 2
  • #404 — Batter
    Join nine bakers for the first-ever batter week. They prepare a British favorite that demands a uniform bake across the batch; a technical challenge that requires a perfect pastry, sweet filling and delicate icing; and a showstopping Spanish classic.
    New Friday, Jun 30 at 8pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Jul 1 at 2am TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 2 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #405 — Pastry
    See how eight bakers handle three types of pastry. For the signature, it's breakfast time, Danish style. Then, the technical is a classic British tart. The bite-size showstopper is a pastry notoriously difficult to make and even trickier to bake.
    New Friday, Jul 7 at 8pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Jul 8 at 2am TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 9 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #406 — Botanical
    Monitor the remaining seven as they strive to give their bakes maximum botanical taste. The signature demands sharp citrus flavors; the technical, a leafy challenge; and the final, three tiers of flavored sponges and stunning floral designs.
    New Friday, Jul 14 at 8pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Jul 15 at 2am TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 16 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #407 — Desserts
    Learn why sweet challenges mean a bitter end for one baker as the six battle for a spot in the quarter final. The signature has them rolling out their skills; the technical is a tricky French dessert; the showstopper is a bit of a mousse marathon.
    New Friday, Jul 21 at 8pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Jul 22 at 2am TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 23 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #408 — Tudor Week
    Follow the five remaining bakers as they attempt to re-create dishes fit for the Tudors. The signature is a savory stuffed pie; the technical is an unusual Tudor biscuit that has the bakers tied up in knots; the showstopper is a marzipan spectacle.
    New Friday, Jul 28 at 8pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Jul 29 at 2am TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 30 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #409 — Patisserie
    Join the four remaining bakers in the semi-final as they bash and fold pastry to achieve perfect lamination; make yeast cake with a fruity top and delicate chocolate work; and prepare a multiple mini-cake bake. Which three will go to the final?
    Friday, Aug 4 at 8pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Aug 5 at 2am TPT 2
    New Sunday, Aug 6 at 4:30pm TPT 2
  • #410 — The Final
    Find out who will be crowned the winner after the finalists wrestle with meringues, undertake a British classic with only one recipe instruction and no measurements, and tackle one of the most complex challenges ever seen on the series.
    Friday, Aug 4 at 9pm TPT 2
    New Saturday, Aug 5 at 3am TPT 2
    Sunday, Aug 6 at 5:30pm TPT 2

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