Dragon Marzipan Centrepiece – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 8)

Week 8! Tudor Week! Yeah, I didn’t realise that was a typical baking style either. My mistake. This week had the bakers making various indulgent treats fit for Henry VII! A savoury pies signature, a ‘jumbles’ technical (what the hell are those?), and a 3D marchpane cake showstopper. According to the brief food history bit ofContinue reading “Dragon Marzipan Centrepiece – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 8)”

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Forest Fruits Mousse Cakes – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 7)

Week 7! Dessert Week! Well, this week I learned that if I was on GBBO I would totally be that baker that rocks up one week without having the the time to practice their bake and just completely wings it in the hope that it’ll all be alright but absolutely fluffs it up. Yup. HavingContinue reading “Pumpkin Spice Latte & Forest Fruits Mousse Cakes – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 7)”

Floral Three Tier Cake – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 6)

Week 6! Botanicals Week? The first ‘botanicals’ week on GBBO saw the bakers making things with floral flavours and just ‘anything that GROWS’, as star baker Tom bluntly put it. The episode started with a citrus meringue pie signature bake, followed by a fougasse (basically a French focaccia), and finally ended with the bakers making a 3 tierContinue reading “Floral Three Tier Cake – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 6)”