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What to bake (and read) before next week’s episode of Bake Off!

It’s September and that means one thing: BAKE OFF IS BACK! That’s right, everybody’s favourite, guilt-free reality TV show is back, full of flaky pastry and biscuits that snap… To celebrate here’s our edit of what to be baking (and, more importantly, reading) every week while you wait for that next episode to air!

First thing’s first, it is absolutely not allowed to sit down and watch Bake Off without baked goodies. Prep for the next episode by whipping up a batch of cookies over the weekend. We LOVE this recipe for Carrot Cake Cookies from Bake Off’s own Liam Charles:

Or, if you’re missing that Mary Berry magic, turn to her trusty Fast Cakes recipe book for a quick sweet treat – perfect if you find yourself in desperate need of sugar just before showtime on Tuesday:

Ever wondered what Prue gets up to during down-time on Bake Off? If you’re dying for a bit more gossip to get you through to next Tuesday, here’s Prue Leith dishing some behind-the-scenes info…