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‘The Humble Biccie can be Tricky’ says Dan on the Great Australian Bake Off Episode 3

Nancy's Gingerbread Carousel

Nancy’s Gingerbread Carousel

It looked like a small earthquake had rumbled it’s way across the Bake Off tent this week as Gingerbread structures started tumbling and crumbling to the floor.  It’s biscuit week and the final challenge this week was to build a Gingerbread Structure.  So we had a Church, a Wintry Village, an Eiffel Tower (which should have won a prize for tallest structure), a Carousel, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, a High Country Hut, a Monster Robot, and an Outdoor Dunny.

All very adventurous, but I would have liked to see a traditional gingerbread house.  Many of them lacked finesse in the execution of the structure.  That’s not to say that I could do any better, I can’t – which is why I’m an armchair critic and not on the show, – but I was willing the contestants to do better.   Continue reading