Week 8 – Finale

After eight weeks it’s down to three final bakers: Linda, Vandana, and Sabrina. Join Michael and James as they break down the bakes of the Season 1 finale with another couple glasses of bubbly and eventually reveal the winner. While this might be the last episode of the TV show for the season, we’ve still got some surprises in store so make sure to subscribe!

Signature – Mousse Cake
Technical – Pear Charlotte
Showstopper – Three-Tier Wedding Cake

Week 7 – French Patisserie Week w/ guests Terri Thompson & James Hoyland

As we draw closer to the finish line, Michael and James are joined by recently departed GCBS contestant Terri Thompson. The guys discuss Terri’s baking roots, spirituality, and bright green icing. After talking with Terri, the duo breaks down French Patisserie week. Later, they cap things off with an interview with baker James Hoyland about his experiences on the show and what it was like to be a semi-finalist.

It’s an episode that’s as long as a croquembouche that you definitely don’t want to miss!

Signature – Mille Feuille
Technical – Opera Cake
Showstopper – Croquembouche

Week 6 – Holiday Baking w/ guest Corey Shefman

As we head into December, the bakers are given the theme of Holiday Week and James and Michael have plenty of thoughts to share. In the second half of the episode (around 38:40), the guys are joined by Baking Show contestant Corey Shefman where they learn more about his baking process.

We apologize for the mispronunciation of rugelach. James actually was right.

Signature – Bûche de Noël
Technical – Rugelach
Showstopper – Gingerbread Houses

Week 5 – Best of Britain w/ guest Julian Dentremont

It’s time for the Best of Britain in the Canadian Baking Show tent and James and Michael return to give their thoughts on the week’s bakes. Later in the episode (around 41:05), the guys have a chat with Baking Show contestant Julian Dentremont about his experience on the show!

We’d also like to extend our thanks to our listeners and the bakers for embracing the podcast.

Signature – Trifle
Technical – Brandy Snaps
Showstopper – High Tea