#GBBOBloggers2016 Week 4: Batter – Star Baker & Round Up



So week 4 saw a first in the history of GBBO because batter was a theme and the categories were:

Savoury Filled Yorkshire Puddings
Lacy Pancakes
Churros

Thank you to everyone who took the time to make some batter this week and link up – there were some truly delicious looking and sounding creations, and I was very impressed by the creativity that was shared with all of the flavours and fillings you all devised for your batter bakes.

Before, I reveal my favourites, I wanted to share with you a competition that Renshaw are hosting in line with the GBBO through out the rest of the series. Do head over to see some tempting eclairs and chose your winner.

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So back to batter week and the Star Bakers:

It was hard having to narrow the recipes down to 3 favourites and after much rumbling in my tummy last night , here are the three Star Bakers

Yorkshire Puddings
There were some tasty looking savoury filled Yorkies, but in the end I am going with this beautiful recipe for sweet filled Vanilla Sautéed Pear & Walnuts and Blackberry Coulis Yorkshire Puddings , which are also gluten and dairy free. How autumnal do these look?

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Lacy Pancakes
3 of you went for this challenge and you all did really well, as personally I think they are a bit of a faff and although the look pretty, you do not get as much pancake on your plate as you would with a regular shaped pancake! I think these pancakes were the best of the three

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Churros
Lots of you made these Spanish sweet treats, and I am gutted to have never eaten any because after seeing all of the amazing ones that were made by the #GBBOBloggers2016 I really want to try some now! There were a mixture of shares and sizes and flavours, but in the end I think these pinwheel shaped churros were my favourite and I like the fact that they are made using yogurt in place of eggs.

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Well done to you three – Star Baker badge to follow if you would like one

Looking forward to seeing your pastry creations next 🙂

I was asked to include a link to Renshaws in return for some baking items

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