The Best Cakes From This Year’s Great British Bake Off

It’s undoubtedly been one of the biggest television hits of the last few years, and it gets bigger and better each series, leaving anyone who watches talking about who got through and what they baked during their next day’s coffee break.

While many people watch with envy and think they’d never be able to bake some of the masterpieces seen on the show, for those brave few of you who want to give it a bash in your own kitchen, this post is for you. We’ve selected our top five cakes from this year’s Great British Bake Off and given you instructions on how to make showpiece cakes that Paul and Mary would be proud of. So without further ado, let’s get baking…


BrowniesMmm… chocolate, an indulgently sweet treat that many of us enjoy regularly (sometimes a little too regularly). At least Chocolate Week, which runs from the 14th to the 20th October, gives us a completely viable excuse to indulge ourselves in devouring the luxuriously delicious confectionary.

In fact we’re so hungry, let’s skip the history lesson and go straight to the chocolate-themed recipes. But if you’d like to know more about the facts behind Chocolate Week then you can visit the occasion’s official website for more information.