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Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry show how the Bake Off technical challenges should be done, including how to tackle treacle tarts, rum babas and an eight-strand plaited loaf.

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.

1 hour



Role Contributor
Presenter Paul Hollywood
Presenter Mary Berry
Executive Producer Kieran Smith
Executive Producer Anna Beattie
Series Producer Amanda Westwood


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