Keep up to date with all that's happening in the Bake Off tent this year and read weekly round-ups from our own GBBO correspondent Howard Middleton.

Great British Bake Off, 2016

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Great British Bake Off 2016: the final recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: the final recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: the final recap
by Howard Middleton
27 October 2016
As the last ever episode of a BBC-hosted Bake Off airs, a teary-eyed Howard Middleton takes us through its final moments and who took home the crown.
Great British Bake Off 2016: the recipes
Great British Bake Off 2016: the recipes
Great British Bake Off 2016: the recipes
by Great British Chefs
27 October 2016
As this year’s Bake Off draws to a close, we bring together recipes from the series so you can make your own versions at home.
Great British Bake Off 2016: Final Week inspiration and tips
Great British Bake Off 2016: Final Week inspiratio...
Great British Bake Off 2016: Final Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
26 October 2016
This year’s final episode will have a touch of royalty about it – see what Andrew, Jane and Candice will be tasked with and take a look at some of our most showstopping recipes.
Great British Bake Off 2016: Pâtisserie Week recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: Pâtisserie Week recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: Pâtisserie Week recap
by Howard Middleton
20 October 2016
As four bakers become three, Howard Middleton takes us through the highlights of the semi-final, with a reinvigorated Mary, a strange technical challenge and Selasi in a dress.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Patisserie Week
Great British Bake Off 2016: Pâtisserie Week inspi...
Great British Bake Off 2016: Pâtisserie Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
19 October 2016
This year’s semi-final is all about the pâtisserie, a style of baking that takes years to master. See what the remaining four contestants will be tasked with and bake along with the show.
Great British Bake Off 2016: Tudor Week inspiration and tips
Great British Bake Off 2016: Tudor Week inspiratio...
Great British Bake Off 2016: Tudor Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
13 October 2016
As the latest episode of Bake Off takes us back to the sixteenth century for the first time ever, cook some of your own recipes from the golden age of marzipan, raised pies and jumbles.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode eight recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: Tudor week recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: Tudor week recap
by Howard Middleton
13 October 2016
Step into Ye Olde Bake Off Tent as Howard Middleton tells us what happened when the bakers were whisked off to Tudor times to create a trio of historical treats in this year’s quarter-final.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode seven recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode seven recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode seven recap
by Howard Middleton
06 October 2016
Howard Middleton takes us through all the rolling, layering and mousse-melting action of Dessert Week on Great British Bake Off.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for Dessert Week
Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week inspiration a...
Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
04 October 2016
French patisserie, rolled sponges and mousse cakes are on the menu for this week’s challenge – if you fancy giving the Bake Off contestants a run for their money, read on to see what the UK’s best chefs would rustle up.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode six recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode six recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode six recap
by Howard Middleton
30 September 2016
As the first ever botanical-based week puts the bakers through their paces, Howard Middleton tells us who came up smelling like roses and which bakes were destined for the compost heap.
Great British Bake Off: Botanical Week inspiration and tips
Great British Bake Off: Botanical Week inspiration...
Great British Bake Off: Botanical Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
27 September 2016
In another first for Bake Off, the remaining contestants must turn to the great outdoors for inspiration, using herbs, flowers and other garden delights to create the ultimate homage to nature.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode five recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode five recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode five recap
by Howard Middleton
22 September 2016
With the tent’s bakers tasked with making filo from scratch, Danish pastries and a classic Bakewell tart, they’ve certainly got their work cut out for them. Howard Middleton tells us how they did.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off: Pastry Week inspiration an...
Great British Bake Off: Pastry Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
20 September 2016
Get ready for Pastry Week in the Great British Bake Off tent by brushing up your own pastry skills. We have all the recipes and how-to-cook articles you could ever need to avoid a soggy bottom.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode four recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode four recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode four recap
by Howard Middleton
15 September 2016
Amidst the hoo-hah surrounding the future of Bake Off and its eventual departure from the BBC, Howard Middleton wades through the vitriol to bring us the ups and downs of Batter Week.
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for Batter Week
Great British Bake Off: Batter Week inspiration an...
Great British Bake Off: Batter Week inspiration and tips
by Great British Chefs
12 September 2016
For the first time on Bake Off the remaining contestants will have to don their whisks and make batter. Find out what treats they’ll be asked to create and how you can beat them to it at home.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode three recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode three recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode three recap
by Howard Middleton
08 September 2016
Howard Middleton takes us through the highlights of Bread Week, which sees the bakers tackle plaited loaves, chocolate dough and the wonderfully named dampfnudel.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for Bread Week
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for B...
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for Bread Week
by Great British Chefs
05 September 2016
Bread Week can make or break a Great British Bake Off contestant. We have all the inspiration and advice you need for bringing your own loaves up to scratch.
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode two
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode two recap
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode two recap
by Howard Middleton
01 September 2016
Howard Middleton runs through the happenings of Biscuit Week on Bake Off with collapsed gingerbread houses, smashed biscuits and perilous piping making it one of the nerviest episodes yet.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for biscuit week
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for B...
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for Biscuit Week
by Great British Chefs
31 August 2016
Essential tips for cooking biscuits that would even impress the Great British Bake Off judges!
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode one
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode one
Great British Bake Off 2016: episode one
by Howard Middleton
25 August 2016
Ex-GBBO contestant Howard Middleton is back to bring us all the highs, lows and laughs of this year's Great British Bake Off, eyeing up this year's contestants as they enter the tent for the first time.
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for Cake Week
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for C...
Great British Bake Off: inspiration and tips for Cake Week
by Great British Chefs
23 August 2016
The seventh series of the baking bonanza kicks off with the theme we all go potty over – cakes. With one or two soggy bottoms guaranteed, we’ve got all the tips, fool-recipes and guides you could ever need to ensure your homemade creations stand up to Paul and Mary’s expectations.
4 takes on jaffa cakes
Four takes on Jaffa Cakes
Four takes on Jaffa Cakes
by Great British Chefs
23 August 2016
For the first week of 2016's Great British Bake Off, the plucky contestants will be whipping up a batch of homemade Jaffa Cakes. Take a look at four of our own recipes for the tangy treat and cook some for yourself.
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
Great British Bake Off 2016: meet the contestants
Great British Bake Off 2016: meet the contestants
by Great British Chefs
16 August 2016
With the baking bonanza returning to our screens in August, we take a closer look at the twelve hopefuls looking to take home the Bake Off crown and cement themselves as a cake-making legend.
The Great British Bake Off 2016: what you need to know
The Great British Bake Off 2016: what you need to ...
The Great British Bake Off 2016: what you need to know
by Great British Chefs
10 August 2016
When does the show start? Has the format changed? Any new faces? We’ve got all the information you need to get set for this year’s Bake Off.
Get Set, Bake!