Bake Off series 14 episode 9: Patisserie Week

 

It’s the semi final! There’s a lot to love about the semis, in terms of the actual bakes, which are mouthwatering. But also a lot to hate. Still crying over here.

 

Signature: Financiers

Teeny tiny little sponge cakes with a big ol’ chunk of icing. Like a long, thin cupcake with a fancy name that Esther can’t pronounce. Dan pulls it out the bag, Matty’s are a bit of a mess. *Someone* gets a handshake…

 

Technical: Tartes aux pommes

Weirdly, despite being in opposite camps on almost every bake, both Holly and Esther would make light work of this one. GORGEOUS. We think Matty is secretly a pastry chef and is just pretending to not know what he’s doing.

 

Showstopper: Milles feuilles

Controversial pronunciation aside, this challenge produces some truly spectacular bakes. We’re worried about darling Tasha at this point, but clearly Josh is going stellar.

 

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