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Join the Great British Baking Show Bake-Along

The other day I was watching the New Great British Baking Show on Netflix and I had this FLASH of brilliance. I wanted to bake-along with them and I didn’t want to do it alone.

Or on Camera.

Or in a tent.

I’d absolutely go to Brittain to be in it though.

Although I have a feeling I might just max out in the tent. I don’t know HOW the contestants do it! But they do and now WE CAN TOO. Welcome to the Great British Baking Show Bake-Along!

A clean shot of the Steamed Pumpkin Pudding with Vanilla Hard Sauce on a wooden background with plates and towelsSteamed Pumpkin Pudding

Great British Baking Show Bake-Along Details

I’ll be sharing about the Great British Baking Show Bake-Along here on Little House Big Alaska BUT we’ll be participating together in a Facebook Group. In fact, you can JOIN THE GROUP NOW so you’re all fired up for the Great British Baking Show Bake-Along when it starts. 

Typically we Bake-ALong with the NEWEST series on Netflix or PBS or the BBCin the fall. You don’t even have to watch the show to be able to join in the Great British Baking Show Bake-Along, all you need is a desire to bake and try new things.

Once we’ve completed the newest season in the fall we take a break for Winter Holidays. The we follow an older season from previous years and follow it.

Full photo of Clangers a Bedfordshire Hand Pie-savory and sweet filling make an all in one dinner pieThe Bedfordshire Clanger

Make your OWN Naan at home using Paul Hollywood's Naan Bread Recipe which I've converted to American Style Measurements for easy baking in the USA. #paulhollywoodbread #naanbread #makenaanathome #PaulHollywood'sNaanBreadRecipe #GBBO #GBBOpaulhollywoodPaul Hollywood’s Naan Bread Recipe

Great British Baking Show Bake-Along is Currently Running-so join us!

When you choose to Bake with us in the Facebook Group here’s how it works:

  • Each week we announce the weekly bake on Friday Mornings
  • You will then have ten days to bake your entry and share a photo and a written description of your bake for the week by the following Sunday.
  • Your entry doesn’t have to be exactly what was chosen as the first bake, it can be inspired by the bake. Or a low carb version. Or allergy-friendly version. The choice is up to you.
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

And we have a Weekly “Star(bucks) Baker”

Each week we will choose one random winner to receive a 10 dollar Starbucks Gift Card for being our “Star(bucks) Baker”. The weekly “Star(bucks) Baker” will be chosen randomly from ALL entries received by 12 Noon, Eastern Standard Time.

Anyone living outside the United States will receive a 10 dollar PayPal payment instead of a Starbucks Card because gift cards purchased in the United States do not work in all countries. I found that out by accident a few years ago! Oops!

Baked Sour Cream Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze

Baked Lemon Doughnuts

Carrot Cake Roll Slice

Carrot Cake Roll

The Great British Bake Along Grand Prize Winner

We will have a Grand Prize Winner at the end who will receive their very own Great British Baking Show inspired prize. We don’t know exactly how that will work but we think it will be a rafflecopter widget on the Facebook group for all participants. Everyone who participates will have a chance to enter, even if you only bake for one week, you could still be entered to win the Grand Prize.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

This is just a fun event. There’s NO pressure to get your bakes turned in on time. The only thing a ‘late bake’ will get you is you won’t be entered to that week’s “Star(bucks) Baker” award. Other than that we’re here to learn, enjoy each others company, try new things, and have fun!

Would you do me a favor and SHARE this with your friends who bake? Or add them to the Facebook group. Share it with anyone who loves to bake. I’d LOVE to get a nice big group of inspiring bakers all in one group. Wouldn’t that be fun?!

Great British Baking Show Bake-Along
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18 thoughts on “Join the Great British Baking Show Bake-Along”

  1. This is exciting. I binged this show all last week and pulled out my official baking handbook today to try some things I was inspired by.

    Still can’t find a recipe for a yeast leavened cake though…

  2. Whoop-whoop! I just bought a Mary Berry book for ‘puddings’, and am a self-proclaimed Anglophile. I’m proud to say I made a traditional British fruitcake for my daughter’s wedding cake (to a Scotsman). My UK friends who attended proclaimed it perfect. Count me in!

  3. I will join and love it but only if you do not give out money or gift cards. Its one of the biggest draws for me is that they are not getting any reward they can spend.

    • Ok that’s your choice. They get to be on TV and I can’t offer that–so I send out coffee cards to my star(bucks) bakers.

  4. I’m so in love with this concept! I bake just to have my “zen” moment in the kitchen…. it’s my personal sanctuary. And GBBS has inspired my baking beyond anything else… ever!

  5. I am obsessed with this wonderful show. I recently had surgery, and was unable to move around a lot, at home. So, I found this show, on Netflix, and have been watching all the shows, all day long. Thank God, that my husband loves it, too. We have a few recipes that we want to try, as soon as I am able. I hope that this show never goes off the air.


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