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THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: Christmas Masterclass Season 1

Airs Fri., Dec. 4, 2020 at 7 p.m. & Sat. Dec. 5 at 8 a.m. & Sun., Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. on CREATE + Tues. Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. KPBS TV

Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry with Paul's kransekake.

Credit: Courtesy of Andy Devonshire © Love Productions 2014

Above: Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry with Paul's kransekake.

The ultimate baking contest.

In the countdown to Christmas, THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are getting festive in the kitchen.

They have six brand new recipes to bake for the family this festive season, inspired by rich traditions from all over Europe.

Paul kicks off the baking with St. Lucia buns, which are saffron buns traditionally eaten throughout Advent in Scandinavia.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Andy Devonshire © Love Productions 2014

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.

He puts a twist on the traditional mince pie, making a mincemeat and marzipan couronne, while Mary makes a French galette and offers alternatives to traditional Christmas cake and Christmas pudding.

She makes a fruit-filled genoa cake and white chocolate and stem ginger cheesecake.

The baking is topped off by Paul's kransekake – a spectacular tower of rings of delicate mixture that will bring everyone to the table.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Andy Devonshire © Love Productions 2014

Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry.

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Known as THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF in the U.K., the show is produced by the award-winning Love Productions for BBC. Executive Producer: Anna Beattie. Series Producer: Samantha Beddoes. Presenters: Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.


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