The Great British Bake Off: Season 11 Episode 6 – My Thoughts

Here we are again, another episode of The Great British Bake Off! Apart from Music Mondays, this is definitely my favourite day of the week!

Last week, the bakers were put to the test making pastry, attempting to perfect pasties, elevate eclairs and craft caged tarts.

This week, on the showโ€™s 100th episode, thereโ€™s a NEW set of challenges for a week I donโ€™t think has been attempted in the tent before: Japanese Week!

As with my previous posts, Iโ€™ll talk about the bakers, the challenges and the results. SPOILERS AHEAD FOR THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF, SEASON 11 EPISODE 6.

๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

The bakers

As Iโ€™ve said previously, my opinion on the bakers will change as the show goes on.


๐’ฒ๐’ฝ๐‘œ ๐ผโ€™๐“‚ ๐“๐‘œ๐“‹๐’พ๐“ƒ๐‘”

This week, Iโ€™m loving Mark, Lottie and David.

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๐’ช๐“ƒ๐‘’๐“ˆ ๐“‰๐‘œ ๐“Œ๐’ถ๐“‰๐’ธ๐’ฝ

This week, Iโ€™m thinking Peter, Lottie and David.


The challenges

The sixth week of the competition was Japanese Week and, as always, the bakers took on the Signature, Technical and Showstopper challenges.

๐’ฎ๐’พ๐‘”๐“ƒ๐’ถ๐“‰๐“Š๐“‡๐‘’ ๐’ž๐’ฝ๐’ถ๐“๐“๐‘’๐“ƒ๐‘”๐‘’

For the Signature Challenge, the bakers were asked to make 8 steamed buns. They were all very cute, you can definitely tell itโ€™s getting closer to the final as the standard has improved.

๐’ฏ๐‘’๐’ธ๐’ฝ๐“ƒ๐’พ๐’ธ๐’ถ๐“ ๐’ž๐’ฝ๐’ถ๐“๐“๐‘’๐“ƒ๐‘”๐‘’

For the Technical Challenge, the bakers were tasked with making matcha crepe cakes. The interesting challenge produced interesting results.

๐’ฎ๐’ฝ๐‘œ๐“Œ๐“ˆ๐“‰๐‘œ๐“…๐“…๐‘’๐“‡ ๐’ž๐’ฝ๐’ถ๐“๐“๐‘’๐“ƒ๐‘”๐‘’

For the Japanese Week Showstopper, the bakers were asked to create kawaii cakes. There were some crazy, cute cakes in this round – for sure.


The result

Things are getting tougher at this stage, as the end ( ๐Ÿ˜ญ) of the competition inches nearer. It was a tough one but the results were:

โญ๏ธ Star Baker: Lottie

๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป Out: Mark

Not going to lie, Iโ€™m gutted with this result – not just because I had Mark in the group sweep. Saying that, it just shows how tough the competition is – and has always been! Next week, the tent has gone all 80s!

Did you watch tonightโ€™s episode? Iโ€™d love to know your thoughts in the comments ๐Ÿ˜Š .

Want to catch up with the series so far?

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You can always hear my thoughts on the current series (as well as whatever else I deem funny enough to talk about on the internet!) on Twitter. For non Bake Off related content (though I do post tasty treats from time to time!) you can find me on Instagram, Goodreads and Pinterest .

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