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Great British Baking Show ™

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Rowan's "The Magic Flute" Battenberg
Rowan's "The Magic Flute" Battenberg
The Great British Baking Show ™

Rowan: "Well, I'm making my night sky marzipan. My great hero in music, is Mozart and his opera, The Magic Flute. It's all about the forces of darkness and the forces of enlightenment. So the outside of the cake is the night sky, which represents the forces of darkness, and then inside is the temple of enlightenment, created with a lot of complicated cutting." 


Rowan: "I had to change the design at the very last minute. It's a deconstructed temple."

Paul Hollywood: "I think the night sky looks quite effective."

Prue Leith: "Yes. And actually, it's quite neat."

Paul Hollywood: "I can tell straight away by the way the knife goes through that. That's quite a heavy sponge. "

Prue Leith: "It's a bit hard work for cake."

Paul Hollywood: "It feels like there's moisture in there."

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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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