News & Recipes Archive

Christmas baking around the world

Wednesday 26th December 2018

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, our judges decided to go easy on the bakers and let them off the Technical.

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Jane: The Star Baker atop the Christmas tree

Tuesday 25th December 2018

Congratulations to Jane, the Star Baker on top of the towering tree that was The Great Christmas Bake Off.

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Make every day a Bake Off day

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Make a date with Bake Off every day of the year with the official GBBO calendars, planners and diary… 

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Ding Dong merrily! Two festive GBBO specials

Tuesday 11th December 2018

A cheesy mug from your Secret Santa, *another* pair of socks from grandma and a £5 gift card from Aunty Whoever. These inevitable Christmas presents are worse than a soggy bottom, but here’s some good news: your festive television schedule just lit up like a booze-soaked Christmas pudding.

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Join the Class of 2019

Monday 12th November 2018

Brilliant at brioche? In loaf with baking? A whizz with a whisk? If so, you might have the chops to join us in the tent of dreams for Series 10 of The Great British Bake Off.

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Download The Great British Bake Off app

Wednesday 10th October 2018

Hello, bakers! We have a brand new app. It’s packed fuller than a cream-filled profiterole with official recipes and exclusive news from the latest series of The Great British Bake Off.

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The eight festive bakers spill the baking beans on life after GBBO

Friday 29th December 2017

With the January deadline for applications to be a baker on series nine of The Great British Bake Off fast approaching, we caught up with our eight festive bakers to find out how being on the show has changed their lives.

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Baking merry – how the bakers spend their Christmas

Friday 22nd December 2017

Deck the Pauls with boughs of Hollywood… ahead of The Great Christmas Bake Off (Christmas day, 19.40pm on Channel 4) and The Great Festive Bake Off (New Year’s Day, 19.40pm on Channel 4), we asked our festive bakers to give us a sneak peek into what Christmas is like at their homes. So sit back with a cup of sherry and a mince pie, and get ready to start feeling festive.

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Paul and Prue’s Christmas hacks

Monday 18th December 2017

With Paul’s decades of experience as a leading artisan baker and Prue’s prestige as a chef, they’re a formidable source of knowledge when it comes to Christmas feasting prep.

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