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Season 1

  • S01E01 Cake Week

    • November 1, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    The Great Canadian Baking Show welcomes ten of the country's most passionate bakers to the iconic white baking tent to face Cake Week, and demonstrate talent and skill in the first of many challenges.

  • S01E02 Bread Week

    • November 8, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    The bakers take on three challenges for bread week.

  • S01E03 Dessert Week

    • November 15, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    It's dessert week. Inherently, the judges are looking for spectacular looking bakes as desserts have to look inviting to be chosen from a dessert trolley. For the signature bake, the bakers are required to make an elegant looking sweet tart or pie with some sort of short crust pastry, where the fat, usually butter, is cut into the flour.For the technical challenge, the bakers are required to make one dozen fondant fancies in two hours. The judges will be looking for twelve identical looking fancies, with an emphasis on fancy for the decoration.For the showstopper, the bakers have three hours to make a pavlova, which needs to have the balance between the light meringue with the crispy exterior and soft interior, contrasting with the unctuousness of the whipped cream and the slightly tart topping comprised usually of fruit.

  • S01E04 Canada Week

    • November 22, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    The bakers should feel right at home as it's Canada week. For the signature challenge, the bakers will have two hours to make the classic Québécois savory pie, the tourtiere. They will need to have enough fat in the filling to make it rich to the taste and for it to hold together and not crumble. For the technical challenge, the judges are asking for sixteen maple leaf cookies from each baker to be made in one and three-quarter hours. The cookies must be consistent, the shortbread dough rolled out evenly, and have the right ratio of cookie to maple cream filling. The other challenge the bakers face is dealing with an ingredient most have never seen or heard of, namely maple butter, the amount used which could make or break their cream filling. And for the showstopper, the bakers must make six each of two different types of doughnuts in three hours. For yeast doughnuts, the judges will be looking for the signature white line encircling the doughnuts where the dough has not touched the hot oil. Filled doughnuts should have a good ratio of filling to dough. The bakers must also be wary of the oil temperature: too hot and the doughnuts will burn or be too dark without the dough being cooked through, too cold and the doughnuts will absorb too much oil and become a greasy mess.

  • S01E05 Best of Britain Week

    • November 29, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    The Best of Britain challenges the Bakers to replicate a trio of well-known British desserts.

  • S01E06 Holiday Baking Week

    • December 6, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    For the quarter finals, it's holiday week, with the competition neck and neck as each of the remaining five bakers have each been named star baker once. For the signature challenge which they have two and a half hours to complete, they will be making a bouche de Noël. The cake must be light enough to be able to roll which means not overbaked, the spiral should be tight and there should be an appropriate ratio of cake to filling. For the technical challenge, the bakers have one and three quarter hours to make thirty-two rugelach, sixteen chocolate and sixteen apricot. The cookie portion should be tender and flaky but baked through, and the filling should not be spilling out of the cookie. For the showstopper, the bakers have four and a half hours to create a gingerbread structure. The design may be paramount in this challenge, but they must still produce a tasty gingerbread cookie.

  • S01E07 French Patisserie Week

    • December 13, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    The top four semi-finalists face French Patisserie Week, with a series of technically difficult challenges that will determine the final top three Bakers.

  • S01E08 Finale

    • December 20, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    In the finale, the Top three Bakers face off to see who will be declared the inaugural winner of The Great Canadian Baking Show!

Season 2

  • S02E01 Cake Week

    • September 19, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The Great Canadian Baking Show returns with another batch of 10 of the country's most passionate bakers. They'll face three new challenges for Cake Week.

  • S02E02 Biscuits and Bars Week

    • September 26, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    It's Biscuits and Bars Week! The bakers must show off their ability and creativity.

  • S02E03 Bread Week

    • October 3, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The bakers are elbow-deep in dough as they tackle a series of challenges.

  • S02E04 International Week

    • October 10, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The seven remaining bakers push themselves with challenges that feature flavours, textures and techniques from around the world.

  • S02E05 Pastry Week

    • October 17, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The remaining six bakers revel in Pastry Week and the opportunity to showcase their creativity.

  • S02E06 Chocolate Week

    • October 24, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The five remaining bakers seize the opportunity to make a statement with delectable chocolate creations.

  • S02E07 French Patisserie Week

    • October 31, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The four remaining bakers must face French Patisserie Week, one of the most demanding weeks in the tent.

  • S02E08 Finale Week

    • November 7, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    The final three bakers return to the tent for the final showdown.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Cake Week

    • September 18, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    CBC's The Great Canadian Baking Show returns for its third season with two new hosts, Aurora Browne and Carolyn Taylor, and ten of the country's best bakers. The bakers enter the iconic baking tent to face Cake Week and a series of challenges designed to reveal their skills and personality. This season's new judge, Kyla Kennaley, joins Bruno Feldeisen to carefully sample and deliberate the finished bakes, declare the first Star Baker of the season, and decide which baker must be the first to leave the tent.

  • S03E02 Biscuit Week

    • September 25, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    It's Biscuits Week in The Great Canadian Baking Show Tent, and the bakers have a chance to show off their cookie and cracker making skills. After inspecting and sampling, the judges select this week's Star Baker and announce which baker will leave the tent.

  • S03E03 Bread Week

    • October 2, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    It's Bread Week once again, and the eight remaining bakers rise to a series of doughy challenges. After carefully reviewing and tasting each creation, the judges announce who impressed them the most as Star Baker, and who must say goodbye.

  • S03E04 Old School Week

    • October 9, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    Old School Week's challenges transport the bakers back in time to recreate homey baked goods of the past. The judges skillfully select a star baker who has best honoured these old school classics, and determine the one baker who must leave the Baking Tent behind.

  • S03E05 Chocolate Week

    • October 16, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    It's Chocolate Week and the six remaining bakers seize the opportunity to make a statement with delectable chocolate creations. In the signature bake, the bakers make a treat that is double the fun. One chocolatey success will earn the Star Baker title, and one baker must leave the tent.

  • S03E06 International Week

    • October 23, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    This week the remaining five bakers are challenged to explore flavours, textures and techniques from around the world with a series of International favourites. The signature bake has the bakers putting their own spin on the popular Latin American treat. One baker proves themselves to be world class, and is named Star Baker, while another must pack their bags and go home.

  • S03E07 Pie Week

    • October 30, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    Only four bakers remain in Pie Week and they must excel with their pastry skills in three pie challenges to make it to the finale. The judges will select just three bakers to continue to next week's finale.

  • S03E08 Finale Week

    • November 6, 2019
    • CBC (CA)

    The final three bakers return to the Baking Tent for the final showdown to determine who will win The Great Canadian Baking Show! The judges will have to make a tough choice to determine who will win the ceremonial cake plate.

  • SPECIAL 0x1 The Great Canadian Holiday Baking Show

    • November 13, 2019

    Four bakers from seasons past return to the Tent for the chance to become the first Holiday Star Baker.

Season 4

  • S04E01 Cake Week

    • February 14, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Ten bakers arrive to the tent and complete three Cake Week challenges.

  • S04E02 Bread Week

    • February 21, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Nine bakers rise to the occasion of Bread Week.

  • S04E03 Cookie Week

    • February 28, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Eight bakers face endless crunchy and crumbly possibilities for Cookie Week in 'The Great Canadian Baking Show' Tent.

  • S04E04 Italian Week

    • March 7, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    The bakers make Italian treats.

  • S04E05 Botanical Week

    • March 14, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    The remaining bakers take part in the first ever Botanical Week.

  • S04E06 Pastry Week

    • March 21, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    This week the remaining five bakers must show their layers and excel with their pastry-making skills in three Pastry Week bakes.

  • S04E07 Fancy Desserts Week

    • March 28, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Only four bakers remain for the delicately delicious Fancy Desserts Week and their last bid to make it to the finale.

  • S04E08 Finale

    • April 4, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    The remaining bakers return to the Baking Tent for a final showdown.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Cake Week

    • October 17, 2021
    • CBC Gem

    Ten of the country’s best amateur bakers arrive at the iconic Great Canadian Baking Show tent to complete three Cake Week challenges.

  • S05E02 Cookie Week

    • October 24, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Only eight bakers can continue after completing three tough cookie challenges.

  • S05E03 Celebration Week

    • October 31, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    The baking tent gets festive for the first-ever Celebration Week with holiday and special occasion-themed challenges.

  • S05E04 Bread Week

    • November 7, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    The seven remaining bakers must prove they can rise to the occasion.

  • S05E05 Pie and Tart Week

    • November 14, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    This week the remaining six bakers must excel at pastry and not flake out in three Pie and Tart Week bakes.

  • S05E06 Caramel Week

    • November 21, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Five bakers face off in the Baking Tent with three bakes dedicated to everything sticky and sweet.

  • S05E07 Patisserie Week

    • November 28, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    Only four bakers remain for the delicately delicious Patisserie Week and their last bid to make it to the finale.

  • S05E08 Finale Week

    • December 5, 2021
    • CBC (CA)

    The final three bakers return to the tent for the final bakes of the season to determine who will win The Great Canadian Baking Show!

  • SPECIAL 0x2 The Great Canadian Holiday Baking Show 2021

    • December 12, 2021

    Four bakers from seasons past return to The Great Canadian Baking Show Tent for the chance to become the Holiday Star Baker.