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The Great British Baking Show

Season 1, Episode 1: Cake

Video duration: 53:52Expires: 01/27/15Video has closed captioning.

Follow 12 amateur bakers as they enter the competition tent for their first hurdle: cake. The Signature Bake requires a Swiss roll, a seemingly simple task fraught with risks. For the Technical Bake, bakers must duplicate Mary Berry’s classic cherry cake, to Berry’s exacting standard. In the Showstopper Bake, the competitors tackle classic British cakes — in perfect miniature — 36 of them.

Episodes of The Great British Baking Show6

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 5: Alternative Ingredients

The remaining bakers face baking challenges without sugar, gluten or dairy.

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Season 3, Episode 5: Alternative Ingredients

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 6: Pastry

With bread, biscuits and cakes complete, the bakers must now prove their pastry skills.

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Season 3, Episode 6: Pastry

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 3: Bread

The ten remaining bakers face the challenge of bread week.

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Season 3, Episode 3: Bread

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 4: Desserts

For the nine bakers left, it’s time to tackle the sweet ending to every meal – desserts.

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Season 3, Episode 4: Desserts

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Clips of The Great British Baking Show66

Video thumbnail: The Great British Baking Show How to Make a Tennis Cake

The Great British Baking Show

How to Make a Tennis Cake

Mary pushes the bakers to create a tennis cake, a late-19th century fruit cake.

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How to Make a Tennis Cake

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The Great British Baking Show

The Secret to Making Mokatines

Mary tests the bakers with mokatines, a delicate French classic.

The Secret to Making Mokatines

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The Great British Baking Show

Baking Bite: History of Denby Dale's Giant Pies

The town of Denby Dale celebrates the corn laws appeal in 1846 with record-setting pies.

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Baking Bite: History of Denby Dale's Giant Pies

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The Great British Baking Show

How to Make Flaounes

Learn the secret behind flauones - a cheese filled pastry made in Cyprus.

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How to Make Flaounes

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The Great British Baking Show

How to Make Gluten-Free Pita Bread

Paul's challenge is to make twelve identical gluten-free pita breads in two hours.

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How to Make Gluten-Free Pita Bread

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The Great British Baking Show

Baking Bite: History of the Korovai

Korovai is a traditional Ukrainian wedding bread that is lavishly decorated.

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Baking Bite: History of the Korovai

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The Great British Baking Show

Baking Bite: History of the Macaron

Originally created by late 18th century nuns, the French later made the filled macaron.

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Baking Bite: History of the Macaron

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The Great British Baking Show

How to Work with Meringue

Mary's challenge to the bakers involves a medley of European cakes.

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How to Work with Meringue

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Previews of The Great British Baking Show28

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 7 Preview: Victorian

The bakers tackle the time in history that gave birth to modern baking, the Victorian era.

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Season 3, Episode 7 Preview: Victorian

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 8 Preview: Pâtisserie

The remaining bakers must work their way through delicate french fancies.

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Season 3, Episode 8 Preview: Pâtisserie

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 5 Preview: Alternative Ingredients

The remaining bakers face baking challenges without sugar, gluten or dairy.

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Season 3, Episode 5 Preview: Alternative Ingredients

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The Great British Baking Show

Season 3, Episode 6 Preview: Pastry

With bread, biscuits and cakes complete, the bakers must now prove their pastry skills.

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Season 3, Episode 6 Preview: Pastry

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