The wait is over. The tent is erected and The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens for 2018!

Are you ready to take on the signature bake? Are you feeling inspired to produce a showstopper of your own? If so any of these books would be a great addition to your cookbook collection or the perfect gift for any Great British Bake Off fan.

GBBO Get BakingFirstly the brand new, official GBBO book that features recipes from the new series. There are more than 100 recipes from Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and some of the Great British Bake Off bakers that “will encourage and empower amateur bakers of all abilities to have a go at home

The recipes my be inspired by so of the most ambitious bakes but they have been simplified and have straightforward instructions so even a beginner can impress there family with their own showstopper.



bake off at homeWhether you’re a beginner or accomplished baker this essential Bake Off book gives you the perfect excuse to start baking like a star baker at home.

It has over 100 easy to follow recipes. Step by step instructions that will also help you develop your baking skills with it’s advice on equipment, ingredients and quantities. Recipes that can be adjusted for ‘free-from’ diets and special ingredients as well as a number of savoury bakes. Each chapter includes favourite classics with a twist and technical challenges from the show. This along with the amazing photography in this book will make you want to bake.



bakes and cakesIf you are looking for inspiration for children’s party this book is just what you need. Full of recipes for sweet and savoury bakes, cakes, biscuits, buns.

With over 70 recipes Children’s Party Cakes & Bakes can be used again and again. From the basic vanilla or chocolate cake to lions, pigs, crowns, rockets and my favourite the secret centre chocolate cake; there is sure to be the perfect cake for your youngsters or the young at heart!

Whatever your baking ability you can still impress the kids and adults alike with a showstopping birthday party.



Great British Bake Off – Bake it BetterGreat British Bake Off – Bake it BetterWhether you are new to baking or a more confident baker looking to develop your skills this series of ‘Bake It Better’ books will be your go to collection every time. Progress from traditional classics bakes to the more challenging showstoppers as your confidence grows.

Simple, easy to follow recipes that use staples that any baker will already have in there cupboard. They contain expert advice about ingredients, equipment and techniques, so as you navigate through the series you will have all the baking know-how you will need.

There are 8 books in the series: Classic Cakes, Biscuits, Pie’s & Tarts, Bread, Puddings & Desserts, Chocolate, Sweet Bread & Buns and Pastry & Patisserie.

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Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook: Over 650 recipesI know this is not an official GBBO book but we can’t do this list without adding something from the nation’s favourite baker!

Mary Berry is the author of over 70 books bringing an unfussy approach to cooking and baking into homes up and down Britain. This updated edition of Mary’s million-selling cookbook is the only Mary Berry book that you need. Every delicious recipe is accompanied by beautiful photography to inspire your cooking, with an eclectic mix of traditional dishes, exotic flavours, and classic Mary Berry recipes. Learn to make every type of dish, including soups, poultry, game, pies, desserts, cakes, and vegetarian favourites. Every chapter starts with a know-how section to get you ready to cook and shows you Mary’s trusted tips and tricks. A perfect gift for everyday cooks and Mary Berry fans alike.


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