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Great British Baking Show ™

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Mak's 'East India' Battenberg
Mak's 'East India' Battenberg
The Great British Baking Show ™

Hosts: "A classic marzipan is a carefully needed mix of eggs, sugar and ground almonds, a traditional recipe that Mak decided to ignore."

Mak: " I think I'm the only baker doing pistachio. There's something I've never liked about almond marzipan. "

Mak's pistachio marzipan wrapped orange and spiced stem ginger sponges. 


Prue Leith: "It is very neat, isn't it? Good orange flavour. "

Paul Hollywood: "I just question the ginger with the orange and then on the outside, the pistachio, it's too complicated."

Prue Leith: "The almond marzipan would have been better than the pistachio. That looks very striking." 

Paul Hollywood: "But the decoration is very nice. La marmalade brings a real bitterness to the marzipan. It blends the orange and the chocolate together so it's never going to be too sweet. "

Prue Leith: "It really is a pleasure to eat it. That means a lot. "

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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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