Great British Bakeoff (Vegan): Season 1 Bakes
Season 1, Episode 1: Cake Week
Signature cake: Chocolate Peach Cake with Fudgy Ganache
Technical challenge: Victoria Sandwich Cake
Showstopper: Mocha Almond Fudge Cake with Salted Caramel Praline
Season 1, Episode 2: Biscuit Week
Signature cookie: Mom’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Technical challenge: Scones with Fruit and Cream
Showstopper: Petit Fours – Amaretti and Macarons with Lemon Curd and Chocolate Orange Profiteroles
Season 1, Episode 3: Bread Week
Signature bread: Soft, Sweet Challah
Technical challenge: Crusty Cob Loaf
Signature bread: Mini-bread Basket – Pesto-Feta Swirls, Chana Curry Buns, Mini Pizzas, Sweet Coconut Rolls, Blueberry Buns, and Chocolate Babkas.
Season 1, Episode 4: Pudding Week
Signature pudding: Sticky Date Pudding
Technical challenge: Lemon Souffles. This was my first attempt at a vegan souffle – tasted good but the texture was all wrong. No recipe to share yet!
Showstopper pudding trio part 1: Peach-Blueberry Bread Pudding
Showstopper pudding trio part 2: Blueberry Maple Grunt
Showstopper pudding trio part 3: Strawberry Rhubarb or Apple Pluot Crumble
Season 1, Episode 5: Pastry Week
Signature savoury pie: Chick’n Leek and Potato Pie
Technical challenge: Miso Mushroom Pasties
Showstopper pastry platters part 1 – sweet tarts: Butter Tarts, Fruit Custard Tarts with sliced plums and a peach glaze, and Mini Chocolate Cream Pies.
Showstopper pastry platters part 2 – savoury canapes: Lentil Sausage Rolls with garden herbs, Stuffed Mushrooms in rough puff pastry, and Hummus twirls.
Season 1, Episode 6: The Final Tea Party
Signature professional mini-cakes: Triple Threat Chocolate Brownie Surprise Cupcakes
Showstopper tea party platters: Chocolate Blueberry Tarts, Lemon Raisin Scones, Mushroom + Choux Bites and Baked Tofu Kale Caesar Finger Sandwiches
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