Episode 5: Pie & Tarts | The Great British Baking Show | PBS Food

Season 1, Episode 5: Pies & Tarts

Premieres January 25 | check local listings

Almost half-way through the baking competition, the remaining bakers face pies and tarts. Custard tarts are their Signature challenge, followed by mini pear pies — one of the more unusual Technical challenges in the competition tent. Finally, contestants battle their biggest bake yet: three-tiered pies. The Showstopper allows them only four hours to create a towering collection of pies.

Note: Diana left the show between Episode 4 and Episode 5 due to an illness that prevented her from baking.


Technical Challenge Recipe

Think you can hang with the contestants on the show? Here is the technical challenge recipe from the judges. Try it at home and see how well you can do.

Mini Pear Pies recipe

Mini Pear Pies

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Contestant Recipes

For each episode, some of the contenstants have made their personal recipes available online. Unfortunately, not all recipes are available.


Meet the Bakers


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