92 episodes

The Bake Down is the go to podcast for those who can't get enough of the Great British Bake Off, form Bake With A Legend (the company that let's you bake alongside former contestants for brilliant online and physical events).
Sarah Taylor is joined by former contestants Howard Middleton, Dan Beasley Harling and Jane Beedle for the duration of the latest series to digest the latest action in the tent. If you want the inside track and inspired insight, this is the podcast for you. Contact us at thebakedown@bakewithalegend.com with all your questions!

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 255 Ratings

The Bake Down is the go to podcast for those who can't get enough of the Great British Bake Off, form Bake With A Legend (the company that let's you bake alongside former contestants for brilliant online and physical events).
Sarah Taylor is joined by former contestants Howard Middleton, Dan Beasley Harling and Jane Beedle for the duration of the latest series to digest the latest action in the tent. If you want the inside track and inspired insight, this is the podcast for you. Contact us at thebakedown@bakewithalegend.com with all your questions!

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    Fondant Not-Fancies

    Fondant Not-Fancies

    It's the semi-final and that means Patisserie week! The four remaining bakers must face three French-inspired delicacies to secure themselves a place in the elusive Bake Off Final. This week they must take on flaky pastry palmiers in the signature, a booze-soaked savarin in the technical and a batch of delicate fondant fancies in the showstopper. Who will pass the penultimate test and who will fall at the final hurdle? Join Sarah, Jane and Howard as they discuss patisserie week and try to solve the riddle: When is a palmier not a palmier?
    This year we're also bringing back our Bake-Along classes where you can bake some delicious recipes inspired by the 2016 series. You can sign up for the Series 7 classes by checking out our online baking classes on our website for more information.
    We have a range of virtual classes on sale, where you can bake and learn from the comfort of your own home. The classes are great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off, whilst gift vouchers and bundle packs are also available.
    *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.***
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Off With Their Heads!

    Off With Their Heads!

    It's the quarterfinals and this week in the tent sees the very first Tudor week. The merry band of bakers must face the royal judgement of Sir Paul and Lady Mary as they take on a savoury pie signature, a jumbled biscuit technical and a mad marzipan showstopper. Who will be crowned the next Star Baker and who will be banished from court? Join Sarah, Jane and Howard as they discuss Tudor week and Andrew's cheeky knights!
    This year we're also bringing back our Bake-Along classes where you can bake some delicious recipes inspired by the 2016 series. You can sign up for the Series 7 classes by checking out our online baking classes on our website for more information.
    We have a range of virtual classes on sale, where you can bake and learn from the comfort of your own home. The classes are great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off, whilst gift vouchers and bundle packs are also available.
    *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.***

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    On A Roll With Roulades

    On A Roll With Roulades

    It's desserts week in the tent and the remaining bakers are facing another hot day and another three challenges to help propel them into the quarter-finals. Paul and Mary have to judge a family-size roulade signature, a nutty meringue Marjolaine technical and a mini mousse cakes showstopper. Who's sponge will rise and who's mousse will fall flat? Join Sarah, Jane, Howard and special guest Andrew Smyth as they discuss desserts week, and find out what animal gave Andrew a fright in the tent!
    This year we're also bringing back our Bake-Along classes where you can bake some delicious recipes inspired by the 2016 series. You can sign up for the Series 7 classes by checking out our online baking classes on our website for more information.
    We have a range of virtual classes on sale, where you can bake and learn from the comfort of your own home. The classes are great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off, whilst gift vouchers and bundle packs are also available.
    *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.***
    You can contact us with any queries or questions at thebakedown@bakewithalegend.com.
    Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-bake-down-bake-off-unwrapped.



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    • 1 hr 32 min
    They've Had It, Once And Floral

    They've Had It, Once And Floral

    It's a first in the tent this week as the seven remaining bakers face three botanically themed challenges under the watchful eyes of the judges and the burning heat of the sun! The contestants must face a citrus meringue pie signature, a herby fougasse bread technical and a tiered floral cake showstopper in their bid to become the next Star Baker. Join Sarah, Howard and Jane as they leaf through the events of botanicals week and find out what snack Tom likes to take to the cinema...
    This year we're also bringing back our Bake-Along classes where you can bake some delicious recipes inspired by the 2016 series. You can sign up for the Series 7 classes by checking out our online baking classes on our website for more information.
    We have a range of virtual classes on sale, where you can bake and learn from the comfort of your own home. The classes are great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off, whilst gift vouchers and bundle packs are also available.
    *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.***
    You can contact us with any queries or questions at thebakedown@bakewithalegend.com.
    Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-bake-down-bake-off-unwrapped.



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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Bake Well in Pastry Week

    Bake Well in Pastry Week

    The remaining eight bakers tackle a troublesome challenge: pastry week. The heat is on and the butter must stay chilled as our intrepid contestants face a Danish pastry signature, a classic Derbyshire technical and a fiddly filo showstopper. Who hasn't laminated their layers? Who's dough has lost its rise? And who's got a soggy bottom? Join Sarah, Howard, Jane and special guest Val Stones as they discuss the pitfalls of pastry week.
    This year we're also bringing back our Bake-Along classes where you can bake some delicious recipes inspired by the 2016 series. You can sign up for the Series 7 classes by checking out our online baking classes on our website for more information.
    We have a range of virtual classes on sale, where you can bake and learn from the comfort of your own home. The classes are great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off, whilst gift vouchers and bundle packs are also available.
    *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.***
    You can contact us with any queries or questions at thebakedown@bakewithalegend.com.
    Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-bake-down-bake-off-unwrapped.



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    • 1 hr 34 min
    Things Can Only Get Batter

    Things Can Only Get Batter

    It's Bake Off's very first batter week and the remaining contestants are whisking up a storm in their attempts to be crowned the next star baker of the 2016 series. This week the bakers face a flavoursome Yorkshire Pudding signature, a delicate piped pancake technical and a devilishly hot churros showstopper. Join Jane, Howard and Host Sarah as they look back on batter week and discover how laid back Selasi really is!
    This year we're also bringing back our Bake-Along classes where you can bake some delicious recipes inspired by the 2016 series. You can sign up for the Series 7 classes by checking out our online baking classes on our website for more information.
    We have a range of virtual classes on sale, where you can bake and learn from the comfort of your own home. The classes are great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off, whilst gift vouchers and bundle packs are also available.
    *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.***
    You can contact us with any queries or questions at thebakedown@bakewithalegend.com.
    Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-bake-down-bake-off-unwrapped.



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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
255 Ratings

255 Ratings

Nanc0328 ,

Family

I am so glad you are back!!! I feel like I’m having a family reunion.

mdaly72 ,

A Gift to Bake Off Fans

This is such a terrific, warm, funny podcast. Jane, Howard and Dan are great, witty companions to each episode. Keep up the great work!

SSRipley ,

Love this podcast!

I love The Bake Down podcast. Just listening to the latest New Year’s 2024 episode. Always an enjoyable chat and recap of the Bake Off episodes. Sarah, Jane, Howard and Dan are delightful hosts. I wish them all the best for 2024! Thank you!

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