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Great British Baking Show ™

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Italian Meringue Ginger Cake
Italian Meringue Ginger Cake
Great British Baking Show ™ - Judging

Manon: "I use ginger when I cook Asian food and I've always used the fresh one. You just really have the essence of the ginger." 

Voice-Over: "Manon's sponge will be coated in a lemon and ginger Italian meringue buttercream, and there's fresh ginger in her lemon curd filling as well as her sponge batter."

Prue Leith: "Very elegant looking cake. And a little touch of chocolate. Again, you blowtorched it. Nicely done. Such a rich colour in there."

Paul Hollywood: "I certainly taste the ginger and the lemon. It's so beautiful how soft the sponge is. And because the lemon curd is so strong, the Italian meringue makes it less so. Yeah. It's one of the best ginger cakes I've had for some time. That actually reminds me of my nan's cake. It's full of ginger, but it's the bake. It's so good."

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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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