With only four bakers left, they had to step up their game if they wanted to make it to the finale. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. The Great British Baking Show - Collection 6. Laura’s mirror glaze wasn’t thick enough and made her whole cake look like a mess. Continue beating at medium-high, adding the sugar in by the tablespoon, until the mixture turns thick, white, glossy and holds a stiff peak. filling the piping bag: I like to place my parchment bag in a tall glass cup, fold the end of the bag out and around the rim of the cup, and then spoon one mixture so it drips down one side of the bag, and the other mixture so it drips down the opposite side. The showstopper challenge had the bakers making cube cakes which consist of small cubes of cake that are put together to make a beautiful Rubik’s cube-like creation. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. Strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake with a digestive biscuit base topped with whipped cream, fresh strawberries, striped meringue kisses and white chocolate and freeze-dried strawberry shards. Make sure your meringues cool in the oven so that they really dry out ready for you to crush and top your cheesecake with. I just popped them back into the oven on very low (about 190 degrees) and let them dry out again for 20 minutes or so, and that did the trick. Classic Eton mess is a quick, crowd-pleasing dessert when made with shop-bought meringue. In Recipes & Tutorials. The bakers had to make a Danish cornucopia. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Dave’s cake was an ode to chocolate and looked like it could’ve been in a fancy bakery. Once I decided on making Eton Mess for the July GBBO challenge, I set out to find a Paul or Mary recipe. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Food and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. It is thought to have originated from Eton College, the British boarding school for boys. Bake the meringues at 250 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until they are hard, dry and easily lift off the parchment paper. Bake type: Desserts Made in: Braintree Skill level: Medium Time taken: Over 4 hours About this Bake. Into pretty bowls or cups, layer in the meringues (crushing them slightly), strawberries and whipped cream. It is so quintessentially British and so fabulously delicious and something you might not otherwise think to make, so I decided to press onward with Eton Mess as this month’s bake. Literally a pile of smashed meringues, whipped cream, and strawberries. it doesn’t appear there has been a Signature Bake or Technical Challenge devoted to Eton Mess. This totally summery Eton Mess cake is a show stopper – perfect for birthdays and celebrations and yet so easy to make! When you are ready to serve, beat the remaining sugar and heavy whipping cream until stiff. But! Prepare the strawberries. Enjoy immediately! This site uses cookies to offer you the best possible experience on our website. When I started thinking about what GBBO bake we should do for July, I immediately thought something light, fresh, easy and perfect for summer. That way, when you pipe, the two separate colors come out at the same time. View our Facebook page (This link opens in a new window), View our Twitter page (This link opens in a new window), View our Instagram page (This link opens in a new window), View our YouTube page (This link opens in a new window), Sign up to pur newsletter (This link opens in a new window). Peter and Dave’s cakes were amazing. 0. Peter was definitely the stand out with his non-alcoholic savarins but while Laura’s tasted good, they weren’t the most pristine and Hermine’s were under-proved.