The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 06 Descriprion Custard and Meringue The final four bakers began the week by baking 12 crème brûlées with the flavors of their choice in two hours. Next in the technical, bakers tested their skills in Mary Berry’s French recipe œufs en neige, or “eggs in snow”. The […]
The second season of The Great American Baking Show begun December 1, 2016 with a two-hour premiere on ABC. This is the first season to air under its current name, dropping the “holiday” title. Ten amateur bakers competed in an eight-week competition for the title of America’s best amateur baker.
Husband and wife duo Nia Vardalos and Ian Gomez returned as hosts, alongside judges Mary Berry and American pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. This was the final season of Vardalos and Gomez hosting the show as well as Berry’s final season as judge.
On January 12, 2017, after eight weeks of competition, Amanda Faber won the season with Stephanie Chen as runner-up. This is the first season in Bake Off history to have two voluntary exits and a final two instead of a final three on finale week. Antoinette Love, who withdrew from the competition tis season, returned for Season 3, where she finished in 4th place.
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The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 07 Descriprion Pâtisserie In the semi-final signature bake, the final three bakers created twenty-four petits fours, or mini cakes delicately covered with fondant and icing. With two more chances left to impress the judges, bakers had to recreate twelve crullers, a fried donut-like choux pastry, in under […]
The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 02 Descriprion Cookies Bakers were set the challenge to bake twelve bar cookies of identical size and shape. The technical featured biscotti, a “twice-baked” cookie with delicate chocolate piping according to Johnny Iuzzini’s recipe. The night before the showstopper, it was revealed that Antoinette had to leave […]
The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 03 Descriprion Bread In the competition’s first bread week, bakers had two hours to create twelve savory yeast dinner rolls in under two hours. The technical bake of the week was stollen, a German Christmas fruit and nut bread with rum and a sausage-shaped marzipan in the […]
The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 08 Descriprion Final Three challenges remain for the final two bakers before a winner is crowned. For the signature bake, the final two had two hours to bake twenty-four handheld savory pastries and tested the bakers’ technical detailing in the creation of different doughs and fillings. In […]
The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 05 Descriprion Chocolate Chocolate week began with bakers attempting to create twelve miniature molten lava cakes with an oozing chocolate center within two hours. Johnny Iuzzini’s specialization on chocolate increased the pressure among the remaining bakers in the next technical. Bakers had to make twenty-five truffles with […]
The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 04 Descriprion Pies and Tarts The night before the signature bake, Michael withdrew from the competition due to illness. With six bakers left in the competition, pies and tarts week began with a meringue pie baked and torched under a two-hour frame. The technical bake challenged bakers […]
The Great American Baking Show Season 02 Episode 01 Descriprion Cake In their first signature bake, the ten bakers created a winter-themed Bundt cake in under two hours. The cakes required a swirl or filling on the inside, with frosting and lace on the outside. Mary Berry’s apple almond cake served as the first technical […]