Our new Great British Bake Off correspondent, series four contestant Howard Middleton, is poised and ready to take us through this year’s baking bonanza as it hits our TV screens and we eagerly await the crowning of 2015’s overall star baker.

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Great British Bake Off, 2015

16 features

Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - The Final
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 10 - The Final
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 10 - The Final
by Howard Middleton
08 October 2015
Series four legend Howard Middleton takes us through the action in the tent for a final time, with tears, tiers and heartwarming celebrations.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for The Final!
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for The Final...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for The Final!
by Great British Chefs
02 October 2015
Get inspired for the Great British Bake Off final with iced buns and classic British cakes.
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - Chocolate Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - Chocolate We...
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 9 - Chocolate Week
by Howard Middleton
01 October 2015
Bake Off favourite Howard Middleton takes us through Chocolate Week of the current series, where the four remaining bakers battled it out for a place in the final.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for Chocolate Week
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for ...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration and tips for Chocolate Week
by Great British Chefs
25 September 2015
It’s Chocolate Week on the Great British Bake Off and the contestants have to get to grips with chocolate tarts, soufflés and architectural showstoppers.
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 7 - Victorian Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 7 - Victorian We...
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 7 - Victorian Week
by Howard Middleton
17 September 2015
If you thought last week's vol au vents were retro, this week takes us even further back in time with a series of Victorian challenges. Series four Bake Off favourite Howard Middleton analyses the episode, from over-filled pies to gloriously wobbly bavarois.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Victorian Week
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Victorian...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Victorian Week
by Great British Chefs
11 September 2015
The next episode of the Great British Bake Off draws on recipes from the nineteenth century in the first ever Victorian Week. We look to the past for inspiration.
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 6 - Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 6 - Pastry Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 6 - Pastry Week
by Howard Middleton
10 September 2015
Our favourite Bake Off alumni Howard Middleton dissects this weeks' episode. Expect an emotional pastry week, featuring floppy frangipane, misshapen flaounes and un-filled vol au vents.
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 5 - Alternative Ingredients Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 5 - Alternative ...
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 5 - Alternative Ingredients Week
by Howard Middleton
03 September 2015
With the somewhat left field theme of 'alternative ingredients' this week on Bake Off, who better to take us through the episode than Howard Middleton, a former contestant and himself a master of gluten-free baking.
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Alternative Ingredients Week
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Alternati...
Great British Bake Off – inspiration for Alternative Ingredients Week
by Great British Chefs
28 August 2015
Alternative Ingredients week in the Great British Bake Off sees the bakers making sugar-free cakes, gluten-free pitta breads and dairy-free ice cream rolls
Conversion guides for cooking
Conversion guides
Conversion guides
by Great British Chefs
28 August 2015
Unfortunately, not all kitchens are created equal and it often means we end up with different ovens and equipment to what’s used by a chef or in a recipe. Here’s a few handy conversions to help you make any recipe easily at home.
Dessert week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 4 - Dessert Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 4 - Dessert Week
by Howard Middleton
27 August 2015
Dessert week dawns and it's a particularly creamy few days in the tent with the contestants asked to master crème brûlée, an Austrian meringue cake and a multi-tiered cheesecake tower. Having once suffered himself at the hands of a custardgate scandal during the dessert week in series four, Bake Off legend Howard Middleton offers his own insight on the week's events.
Bread week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 3 - Bread Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 3 - Bread Week
by Howard Middleton
20 August 2015
As the sun rises over bread week with the might of a well proofed bowl of dough, the contestants set about making quick breads, French breads and staggeringly impressive 3D sculptures.
Paul and Marie
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 2 - Biscuit Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 2 - Biscuit Week
by Howard Middleton
13 August 2015
As the contestants snap into biscuit week Bake Off legend Howard 'custardgate' Middleton takes us through the episode's culinary journey, from moist jackfruit to collapsing biscuit lids.
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 1 - Cake Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 1 - Cake Week
Great British Bake Off 2015, Week 1 - Cake Week
by Howard Middleton
06 August 2015
Series 4 competitor Howard Middleton guides us through episode one of the Great British Bake Off; expect collapsing cakes, chocolate elephants and tears aplenty.
Getting ready for Great British Bake Off - Essential baking equipment
Getting ready for Great British Bake Off - Essenti...
Getting ready for Great British Bake Off - Essential baking equipment
by Great British Chefs
04 August 2015
Is your kitchen ready for the Great British Bake Off? Make sure you have all the essential equipment to impress the judges.
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
Great British Bake Off 2015 - Meet the bakers
by Great British Chefs
28 July 2015
The nation’s favourite spatula-wielding competition is about to hit our screens again, with another 12 hopefuls ready to embark on a baking journey in the Great British Bake Off tent.
Patisserie week