The Great British Bake Off
Season 1

s01e01 / Kingham, Oxfordshire - Cake

17th Aug '10 - 8:00pm
Kingham, Oxfordshire - Cake

This first show uncovers that Queen Victoria is responsible for Britain's wedding cake tradition, that the Puritans tried to ban cake because it was too pleasurable, and that cake baking contributed to women's liberation.

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s01e02 / Perth, Scotland - Biscuits

24th Aug '10 - 8:00pm
Perth, Scotland - Biscuits

Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins take the eight passionate home bakers who made it through the first round to Scone Palace near Perth to make biscuits and teatime treats.

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s01e03 / Sandwich, Kent - Bread

31st Aug '10 - 8:00pm
Sandwich, Kent - Bread

It is week three of the competition and the six remaining bakers are making bread in Kent. If they found cakes and biscuits challenging, it's bread that's considered the real test of a baker's mettle.

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s01e04 / Bakewell, Derbyshire - Pudding

7th Sep '10 - 8:00pm
Bakewell, Derbyshire - Pudding

It's week four of and the remaining five bakers have travelled to Bakewell in Derbyshire. This time the bakers are reinventing an often neglected British classic - the pudding.

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s01e05 / Mousehole, Cornwall - Pastry

14th Sep '10 - 8:00pm
Mousehole, Cornwall - Pastry

It's the penultimate round and as the travelling marquee pitches up in the Cornish village of Mousehole, it's time for the bakers to get to grips with the most difficult of all baking skills - pastry. They bake their own versions of hearty British pies, get down to details with exquisite pastry canap├ęs, and take a crash-course in crimping for this week's surprise bake.

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s01e06 / Fulham Palace, London - Tea Party

21st Sep '10 - 8:00pm
Fulham Palace, London - Tea Party

It's the Grand Final and the last three surviving contestants face their biggest challenge yet - baking for the Bake Off's Afternoon Tea Party. In order to be crowned the victor, they will need to bring together all of their skills, making cakes, bread and pastry.

431 have watched this episode
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