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Great British Baking Show ™

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Lottie's Rhubarb and Custard Battenberg
Lottie's Rhubarb and Custard Battenberg
The Great British Baking Show ™

Lottie: " I am doing rhubarb and custard Battenberg. So there's a custard sponge, and then the rhubarb jam will go between, which I'm hoping will be quite tart. I'm trying to get a bit of a funky star shaped pattern. " 

The hosts add: "For her take on the old fashioned suite, Lottie will attempt a striped marzipan to surround her star shaped sponge."


Paul Hollywood: "Well, I love your stripes for the star burst. It's a little bit messy. Was it warm when you were doing it and it was melting?"

Prue Leith: "The colors are really wonderful. I like the cake although it's hard to taste the difference between the flavors of the sponge."

Prue Leith: "They both taste delicious. And the same. "

Paul Hollywood: "The rhubarb jam that you've made is nice and strong and there's enough acidity in it to cut the sweetness." 

Prue Leith: "It's a really good effort. I'm struggling not to eat a bit more. "

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About The Great British Baking Show ™

The Great British Bake Off ™ (often abbreviated to Bake Off or GBBO and referred to in the United States as The Great British Baking Show ™) is a streamed British baking competition, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a series of rounds, hoping to impress the judges with their baking skills. One contestant in The Great British Baking Show ™ is eliminated in each round, and the winner is selected from the three contestants who reach the final.

The Great British Baking Show ™ operates on a weekly elimination process to find the best all-around baker from the contestants, who are all amateurs. In each episode, the bakers are given three challenges based on that week's theme: a signature bake, a technical challenge, and a show-stopper. The bakes are assessed by the judges who then choose a "Star Baker" for the week, and a contestant is also eliminated. In the final round, three bakers are left and a winner is chosen from the three.

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