Summer Fruit Drizzle Cake and the GBBO

Summer fruit drizzle cake

Ah yes, the Great British Bake Off, or the Great British Baking Show as it’s known here in the USA.  Are you a fan?  The seventh session of this wildly popular baking contest series just started in the UK, with an audience of upwards of eleven million viewers.  The premise is this:  twelve avid and passionate home cooks gather in a large white tent, situated on the grounds of a grand English manor house.  Over the course of a weekend they tackle three baking challenges:  a signature bake, a technical challenge, and a showstopper. Continue reading…

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