Are you a Great British Baking Show (or Bake Off) super fan? Bring the lovely vibes of the Berkshire, UK countryside and the famed white tent into your own kitchen with a collection of inspiring British bakes!
These recipes take us through cake week, biscuit week, chocolate week, pudding week, pastry week and patisserie week for a beautiful collection of show stopping desserts. As Mary Berry would put it, these are simply scrumptious and not a soggy bottom in sight!
The Simple Sweet Life
Strawberry Champagne Charlotte
This cake has the bright, fresh flavors you’ll want this summer: a fluffy sponge cake base with a layer of strawberry champagne mousse. It is gorgeously wrapped in dipped lady fingers and topped with fresh strawberries.
The PKP Way
Orange Cranberry Cake
This show-stopping citrusy cake is infused with orange flavor and cranberries, then layered with orange frosting and topped with sugared cranberries. What a festive holiday cake!
Grumpy’s Honey Bunch
Salted Caramel Apple Cake
This sticky, scrumptious cake has apples baked right in. Then it is topped with caramel sauce and walnuts, and finished with fleur de sel.
The Itsty Bitsy Kitchen
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Layer Cake
It’s a cheesecake in a layer cake! Check out those light, fruity layers of lemon cake and blueberry cheesecake, that’s topped with cream cheese frosting. A luscious and sweet summer cake!
Delicious on a Dime
Easy Strawberry Cake Roll
This rolled cake is stuffed with whipped cream and fresh strawberries to give you the delicate flavors of a strawberry shortcake. Just slice and serve!
Marcellina in Cucina
The macaron is a tricky biscuit, but Marcellina says they’re easier to make than you might think! Check out these lemon macarons – they have a lemon shell and a lemon white chocolate ganache filling.
Away From the Box
Pumpkin Spice Palmiers
These crispy, flaky biscuits are made from puff pastry. With layers of cinnamon, sugar and pumpkin spice, each bite is sugary, but not too sweet, and buttery.
Binky’s Culinary Carnival
The Ischler is vintage Austrian treat- it’s an almond shortbread biscuit with an apricot filling, topped with melted chocolate and almonds. A holiday classic!
Fab Food 4 All
Chocolate Melting Moments
Super chocolatey with cocoa and chocolate chips, these biscuits are finished with a roll in the oats. These chocolate biscuits melt in your mouth – it’s right in the name!
Away From the Box
Turtle Cheesecake Brownies
Luscious, dense, chocolaty and positively dripping with sweetness! These chocolate brownies have a cheesecake layer, then they’re topped with caramel sauce, pecans (or walnuts) and mini chocolate chips.
Lemon Blueberry Trifle
This bright and zesty trifle has layers of angel food cake, lemon pudding, and blueberries. Impressive and easy!
Carve Your Craving
Eggless Chocolate Pudding Puff Pastry Bites
Is it a pudding or a pastry? It’s a pudding IN a pastry! These puff pastry cups are filled with chocolate pudding and topped with whipped cream, strawberries, and a chocolate drizzle.
I Heart Naptime
Brownie Strawberry Trifle
Layers upon layers of brownies, strawberries, chocolate pudding and cream. With a classic combination of flavors, this one is a total crowd pleaser.
Blackberry Meringue Pie
These mini pies are a delicious way to savor the flavor of summer after a day of blackberry picking! They’re filled with blackberry curd and topped with meringue.
The Simple Sweet Life
This tart has a graham cracker base, an orange and champagne mousse filling, and it’s topped with gorgeous candied oranges. A citrusy delight!
House of Nash Eats
French Fruit Tart
This colorful tart has a pastry crust, rich pastry cream filling and lots of vibrant, glazed fruit. A gorgeous spring and summer dessert to brighten your kitchen!
Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Apple Tartlets with Almond Crunch
The title says it all! These sweet apple tartlets make an elegant fall dessert – especially with that almond crunch topping!
A Farmgirl’s Kitchen
Old Fashioned Cream Puffs
This classic recipe is for a delicate french pastry – it’s filled with pastry cream and topped with chocolate ganache, maraschino cherries and powdered sugar.
Burrata and Bubbles
Mixed Berry Pie
This pie has a graham cracker crust, a custard base, and a mixed berry compote for topping. The dollop of whipped cream and sprig of fresh mint really ties it all together. Perfect for an afternoon of beautiful british bakes!
Peach and Pistachio Tart
Check out this peach and pistachio tart – it’s a perfect dessert for those hot summer days spent in the British Bake Off tent. It starts with a pastry base, then soft, sweet peaches and a pistachio frangipane.