Season 07, Episode 11 – “Class of 2015”
A catch-up with the contestants from The Great British Bake Off 2015.
Going into the final, just three bakers remained, one of whom would be crowned the winner of 2016. Jo Brand is joined in the studio by Mary Berry to get her take on the nerve-wracking final bakes and why she and Paul chose their eventual champion. Jo interviews the year’s winner as well as the two runners-up, and she is also joined by the rest of the year’s bakers, as well as Sarah Millican and Hal Cruttenden.With everything to play for, the final three faced a royal-themed final – meringues in the signature, Mary’s British classic in the technical and the most complex showstopper in Bake Off history. Whose bakes were deemed worthy of a champion?The team also take a look at unseen footage from the BBC One show, as well as the best and worst viewer bakes from home.The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice – when one slice of Bake Off just isn’t enough.
The Great British Bake Off sees ten passionate home bakers take part in a bake-off to test every aspect of their baking skills as they battle to be crowned the Great British Bake Off’s best amateur baker. Each week the nationwide tour sees keen bakers put through three challenges in a particular discipline. The competition kicks off with cake in the Cotswolds, then moves to Scotland to tackle biscuit baking, then Sandwich in Kent for bread, Bakewell in Derbyshire for puddings, Mousehole in Cornwall for the pastry challenges, and London for the grand final. Judging the baking are renowned baking writer Mary Berry and professional baker Paul Hollywood; presenting the show are Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, who trace the very particular history of British baking by visiting local baking landmarks and discovering why people bake what they bake today.