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Episode 3 – Desserts Week – Bakes & Results

In a third week that featured the Bake Off Tent being turned into a Crime Scene Investigation after some custard went missing, all eyes ended up being focused on the judges as they dropped a bombshell. Double elimination!

Star Baker


Departing Bakers

Deborah and Mark

Quote Of The Night:

“Slack Custard…” – Paul Hollywood

#BakeOffFriends Titles:

The One With The Weeping Meringues (@theskinnydoll)

The One With The Multiple Mel & Sue Sandwiches (@ken00bi)

The One Where Debs Trifled With Howard’s Custard (@Super_Secretary)

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Signature Bake: Trifle

Ali – Coconut, Raspberry, and Lemon Meringue Trifle

Beca – Orange and Ginger Trifle

Christine – Caribbean Pina Colada Trifle

Deborah – Tropical Trifle: lemon, mango and orange

Frances – Apple and Blackberry Crumble Trifle

Glenn – Raspberry and Almond Trifle

Howard – Caramel, Apple and Macadamia Nut Trifle

Kimberley – Peach, Almond and Ginger Trifle

Mark – Ginger, Mango and Passion Fruit Trifle

Rob – Rhubarb and Orange Trifle flavoured with Mandarine Napoleon liqueur.

Ruby – Desert Island Trifle (Genoise sponge, custard, coconut crumble, pineapple, passion fruit curd, lime, Malibu)

Technical Bake – îles flottantes

Technical Challenge Winner: Glenn

The Showstoppers: Petits Fours

Ali – Lime and Mint Shortbread pops; Vanilla Latte Mini-Cakes Brioche, with chicken tikka & paneer

Beca – Millionaire’s Amber Shortbread; Lemon and Blueberry Bursts

Christine – Ninety Niners with a twist; Chocolate, Cherry and Almond liqueur parcels

Deborah – Rose Cookies; Cherry and Chocolate Canelé

Frances – Frances’ Ballet Bites – Sugar Plum Fairy Cakes; Gingernut Biscuits

Glenn – Orange Financiers; Billionaire Bouchées

Howard – Black Coffee and Cardamom Petits Fours; White Stilton and Pear Petits Fours

Kimberley – Chocolate, Cherry and Pistachio Financiers; Lemon, Bergamot and Blueberry  Shortbread Stacks

Mark – Chocolate and Raspberry Delights; Rose and Pistachio Macaroons

Rob – Turón Macarons; Almond Friands

Ruby – Blackberry and Chocolate Layered Cakes; Lemon Shortbread and White Chocolate Seashells with Raspberry Curd and Chantilly Cream Centres.