The Great British Bake Off
Season 3

s03e01 / Cakes

14th Aug '12 - 8:00pm

The first episode is all about cake, and the pressure is on from the very first challenge. The bakers tackle an upside-down cake for their signature bake.

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s03e02 / Breads

21st Aug '12 - 8:00pm

From the off the atmosphere in the Bake Off tent is charged as eleven bakers attempt to make flatbread. Tempting Paul and Mary with two varieties, the bakers are under pressure to produce 24 perfect flatbreads each.

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s03e03 / Tartes

28th Aug '12 - 8:00pm

Things are hotting up in the Bake Off tent as the remaining ten bakers do their best to wow Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry with some unusual flavour combinations for their tartes tatin.

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s03e04 / Desserts

4th Sep '12 - 8:00pm

The bakers face three challenges, all designed for a sweet tooth.

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s03e05 / Pies

11th Sep '12 - 8:00pm

The bakers turn their attention to pies.

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s03e06 / Puddings

18th Sep '12 - 8:00pm

The bakers go all out to impress Mary and Paul with two types of delicious sponge puddings. The technical challenge sees them face a Queen of Pudding, a recipe direct from the archives of the Queen of Bakes, Mary Berry. The final test is a showstopping strudel that stretches the bakers to their limits.

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s03e07 / Sweet Dough

25th Sep '12 - 8:00pm
Sweet Dough

Facing three sweet dough challenges, the bakers start their campaign by creating their signature regional buns.

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s03e08 / Biscuits

2nd Oct '12 - 8:00pm

It is the biscuit based quarter-final, and Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry are taking the challenges to another level.

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s03e09 / Patisserie

9th Oct '12 - 8:00pm

There are only four bakers left vying for a place in the much sought-after final of the Great British Bake off. The weight of the occasion is getting to the most unflappable of the bakers as they frantically work against the clock to deliver petits fours to Paul and Mary's exacting standards.

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s03e10 / The Final

16th Oct '12 - 8:00pm
The Final

After weeks of pastries, cakes and bread, three bakers have made it to the final. They now must face the most demanding of challenges yet as every aspect of their baking skill is scrutinised.

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s03e11 / Masterclass

22nd Oct '12 - 8:00pm

It is the calm after the baking storm, and Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry take over the Bake Off tent to show how the technical challenges should be done. Free from the frenzy of whipping, piping and kneading, Mary and Paul tackle treacle tarts, rum babas, creme caramels, hand raised pies and Paul's infamous eight-strand plaited loaf. Going through every step of the first five technical recipes of the series, they show exactly how to avoid the mistakes some of the bakers made.

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s03e12 / Revisited

23rd Oct '12 - 8:00pm

A year after taking part, we catch up with the bakers from series 2 of The Great British Bake Off. What was it really like to compete in the tent, be judged by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, and comforted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins? And how has their shared love of baking and appearing on the series changed their lives?

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s03e13 / Masterclass

24th Oct '12 - 8:00pm

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are back in the Bake Off tent to show exactly how to tackle the remaining technical challenge recipes from the series. From the queen of puddings to chocolate tea cakes, jam doughnuts, fraisier cake and fondant fancies, Mary and Paul prove that no bake is too big or too small. They go through every step in detail to show how to avoid the mistakes some of the bakers made

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s03e14 / Masterclass

25th Oct '12 - 8:00pm

With the Bake Off tent all to themselves, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood show, for the first time ever, which signature bakes they would have chosen if they had been in the bakers' shoes.

482 have watched this episode
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