Great British Bake Off Spanische Windtorte

Great British Bake Off: Week 4

Right, take a deep breath, it’s time for Spanische Windtorte. I think I’m right in saying that no one has ever made this pudding. Or seen one. Or made one.

The joy of the enforced bake is that I have to make it, even if I look at it and want to cry because it’s super complicated. So I took a deep breath and quite a few hours and jumped into a world full of meringue.
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Great British Bake Off: week 3

Oh, bread. Bread is one of the best foods in the world, and I loved bread week on Bake Off. I still can’t get over the bread lion. Serious respect to Paul!

Bread is not one of my strong points. I don’t make it very often, mainly because the boyf is really, really¬†good at it. So usually I just get to eat what he’s made! That said, I was looking forward to the baguette challenge precisely because it’s something I’m not used to making.


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