Episode 5: Alternative Ingredients & Episode 6: Pastry
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Available to watch online until August 22, 2016
Episode 5: Alternative Ingredients
The remaining bakers face baking challenges without sugar, gluten or dairy. The theme is using alternatives for ingredients usually used in baking. For the signature, the bakers are given the challenge of baking a cake without sugar. The technical challenge is to make 12 identical gluten-free pita breads. In the showstopper, the bakers make an ice-cream roll using dairy-free ice cream.
Episode 6: Pastry
With bread, biscuits and cakes complete, the bakers must now prove their pastry skills. For the signature challenge, the bakers make a frangipane tart that must be open-topped and use shortcrust pastry. In the technical, the bakers strive to make flauones – a cheese filled pastry made in Cyprus. Vol-au-vents are set as the Showstopper.