Season 5, Episode 2: Bread - PBS Food

Season 5, Episode 2: Bread

Premiered June 22, 2018 on PBS | check local listings

From the beginning, the atmosphere in the Baking Show tent is charged as 11 bakers attempt to make flatbread. Tempting Paul and Mary with two varieties, the bakers feel the pressure as they try to produce 24 flatbreads.

The revered technical challenge has the bakers in a twist as they attempt to Paul’s recipe for the notoriously difficult eight-strand plaited loaf.

And all hopes of staying are pinned on the showstopper challenge, where the bakers attempt the new technique of making bagels. Boiled before they are baked, the bakers have to produce 12 sweet and 12 savory bagels. But who will impress and be named ‘Star Baker’, and who will fail to make the grade and be forced to leave?


Technical Challenge Recipe


Think you can hang with the contestants on the show? Try the technical challenge recipe from the judges at home and see how well you can do. Don’t forget to share pictures on Twitter and Instagram using #PBSBakingShow.


Contestant Challenge Recipes

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


More Baking Fun


Meet The Bakers


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