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Great British Baking Show Previous Broadcasts

Desserts (Episode #407H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Learn why sweet challenges mean a bitter end for one baker as the six battle for a spot in the quarter final. The signature has them rolling out their skills; the technical is a tricky French dessert; the showstopper is a bit of a mousse marathon.

Tudor Week (Episode #408H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Follow the five remaining bakers as they attempt to re-create dishes fit for the Tudors. The signature is a savory stuffed pie; the technical is an unusual Tudor biscuit that has the bakers tied up in knots; the showstopper is a marzipan spectacle.

Botanical (Episode #406H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Monitor the remaining seven as they strive to give their bakes maximum botanical taste. The signature demands sharp citrus flavors; the technical, a leafy challenge; and the final, three tiers of flavored sponges and stunning floral designs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Desserts (Episode #407H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Learn why sweet challenges mean a bitter end for one baker as the six battle for a spot in the quarter final. The signature has them rolling out their skills; the technical is a tricky French dessert; the showstopper is a bit of a mousse marathon.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Pastry (Episode #405H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

See how eight bakers handle three types of pastry. For the signature, it's breakfast time, Danish style. Then, the technical is a classic British tart. The bite-size showstopper is a pastry notoriously difficult to make and even trickier to bake.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Botanical (Episode #406H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Monitor the remaining seven as they strive to give their bakes maximum botanical taste. The signature demands sharp citrus flavors; the technical, a leafy challenge; and the final, three tiers of flavored sponges and stunning floral designs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Batter (Episode #404H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Join nine bakers for the first-ever batter week. They prepare a British favorite that demands a uniform bake across the batch; a technical challenge that requires a perfect pastry, sweet filling and delicate icing; and a showstopping Spanish classic.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Pastry (Episode #405H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

See how eight bakers handle three types of pastry. For the signature, it's breakfast time, Danish style. Then, the technical is a classic British tart. The bite-size showstopper is a pastry notoriously difficult to make and even trickier to bake.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Bread (Episode #403H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

See how the bakers tackle three of Paul's toughest challenges ever: preparing a sweet dough with a twist; avoiding a burnt bottom and a soggy top; and using three different flours to create a huge showstopper centerpiece.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Batter (Episode #404H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Join nine bakers for the first-ever batter week. They prepare a British favorite that demands a uniform bake across the batch; a technical challenge that requires a perfect pastry, sweet filling and delicate icing; and a showstopping Spanish classic.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
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