Our favourite Great British Bake Off recipes

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Bake Off has captured the culinary delights of the nation over the last seven years, with people all over the UK indulging their appetite for deserts.

If you’re one of the many people who have enjoyed Mary Berry and Co. over the last month, it’s time to put all that viewing to good use, and dust off that rolling pin and get baking. Here are five of our favourite recipes from the show so far, that would make for delicious deserts after your Sunday roast:

Lime and coconut meringue pie

As if the traditional lemon meringue wasn’t good enough, they’ve only gone and given it a tropical twist with coconut and lime! With a blend of tropical ingredients, this desert offers a refreshing sweet to wash down your Sunday roast.

For this recipe you will need loose-bottomed flan tin, a sugar thermometer, a freestanding mixer fitted with a whisk attachment and a large piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle. See full recipe here.
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Mary’s Bakewell Tart

Topped with feathered icing to give an impressive finish, Mary Berry has given the classic Bakewell tart a modern twist, creating a delicious dessert that will go down a treat.

For this recipe you will need a fluted flan tin, baking beans, piping bag fitted with small plain nozzle and a few cocktail sticks. See full recipe here.

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Pistachio an white chocolate churros

Churros may not be your classic Sunday desert, but these ultra-rich Spanish delights will be a real winner with everyone at your table. With a number of different accompaniments to choose from, these churros are great with a dip or by themselves.

For this recipe you will need a cook’s thermometer, two piping bags and one large open star nozzle and one small plain nozzle, and a food processor. See full recipe here.

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Chocolate orange swirl bread

Bread for desert?! Don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it! When has the combination of chocolate and orange ever let you down before? This sweet bread is packed with flavour and is a delicious alternative to your standard Sunday deserts.

For this recipe you will need a freestanding mixer with a dough hook, a food thermometer, a food processor and a baking tray. See full recipe here.

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Raspberry and rhubarb drizzle cake with custard 

Trying to avoid wheat? With this gluten free sensation, you’re in luck. Using polenta and ground nuts instead of flour, this delicious option works for everyone and the ground nuts mixed with fruit and syrup make for an extremely moist option that will satisfy your sweet tooth after a wholesome family roast.

For this recipe you will need a large round spiral-patterned bun tin and cake release spray or a tray bake tin, a food processor and a piping bag fitted with a small plain nozzle. See full recipe here.

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Do you think you have the baking skills to create one of these delicious deserts? We believe in you! Once you’ve finished baking, there’s only one thing to do – curl up on the sofa with your concoction while watching Bake Off!