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The Funniest Baking Disasters Caught On Camera

These bakers prove that even the best of us can have a bad day at the office!


12 bakers in a tent, a film crew catching every moment and some tumultuous weather conditions; surely, it's a recipe for a disaster or two, right? And while the good, the bad and the ugly of bakes make for fantastic viewing at home, you can’t help but sympathise when all of their blood, sweat and tears go awry…

Temperatures Hit All Time High On Bake Off

Series Five, Desserts

Perhaps the most outrageous episode of GBBO to date! We watched with our hands over our eyes as Iain emptied the remnants of his melted baked Alaska into the bin because Diana had taken it out of the freezer. #BinGate even trended on Twitter.

Throwing Dough On The Floor

Series Three, Puddings

Cathryn had a case of butterfingers when her dough went flying on the floor, leaving remnants of the carpet stuck to her strudel!

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Dramatic Cooking Injury

Series Three, Puddings

John quickly learned that "blood, sweat and tears" is intended to be a metaphor! He was temporarily withdrawn from the challenge due to the severity of his injury. 

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Mary Berry Chokes On Emma's Brownie

Series Two, The Great Sport Relief Bake Off

Emma Freud’s attempt to combine candied bacon with black cherries in a brownie for the tray bake Signature Challenge proves too much for Mary’s taste buds!

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More Pudding Falls On The Floor...

Series Three, Puddings

Danny had a bit of a hiccup when some of her chocolate fondants ended up on the tent floor and splattered across her shoes! Sadly, the five second rule doesn't apply in The Great British Bake Off tent...

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