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Cake (#301H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Join 12 amateur bakers in the tent for their first competition. Madeira cake is the Signature challenge. For the Technical, they must duplicate Mary Berry's frosted walnut cake. Finally, they tackle black forest gateau for the Showstopper.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me

Biscuits (#302H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Watch the remaining 11 bakers tackle biscuits. Biscotti are the Signature challenge, while the Technical demands puff pastry arlettes. The Showstopper task is to create and build an edible biscuit box filled with 36 biscuits of a different flavor.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 7:00am Remind me

Bread (#303H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

See how the remaining 10 bakers prepare to brave bread, including quick breads in the Signature challenge. The Technical calls for baguettes. For the Showstopper, the bakers must create edible 3D bread sculptures. Who will rise to the occasion?

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Desserts (#304H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

View the stiff competition among nine remaining bakers. The Signature challenge is a French classic: creme brulee. In the Technical, bakers take on spanische windtorte. In the Showstopper, they must bake three faultless cheesecakes, then layer them.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Alternative Ingredients (#305H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

See how the remaining contestants bake without sugar, gluten or dairy. In the Signature challenge, they create a variety of sugar-free cakes. Gluten-free pitas are in store for the Technical, and the Showstopper features dairy-free ice cream rolls.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Pastry (#306H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Enter the competition tent to see the bakers prove their pastry skills, first with frangipane tarts in the Signature. The Technical throws them into uncharted territory with a mystery pastry: flaouna. The Showstopper demands bite-sized vol-au-vents.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 6:00am Remind me

Victorian (#307H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Watch a full episode devoted to the Victorian age, which gave birth to modern baking. The Signature test is game pie, a stalwart of the era. The Technical recipe, fruitcake, dates to the late 1800s. And much-loved charlotte russe is the Showstopper.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 7:00am Remind me

Patisserie (#308H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Watch the five remaining bakers work their way through patisserie. In the Signature, they're challenged to make cream horns. Then Mary sets a fiddly Technical task: mokatines. The Showstopper is a test of time and gravity: religieuse a l'ancienne.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Chocolate (#309H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow the semi-finalists as they come to grips with chocolate, a temperamental ingredient. The Signature task is chocolate tart, followed by chocolate souffle in the Technical challenge. For the Showstopper, the bakers create chocolate centerpieces.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

The Final (#310H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Learn which of the three finalists will ace the Signature challenge - filled iced buns; conquer the Technical - pastry they've all struggled with; and master the Showstopper - a classic British cake in a multi-layered presentation.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
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