The BEST episodes of Junior Bake Off

Every episode of Junior Bake Off ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Junior Bake Off!

Cooks battle it out to be named Britain's best junior baker.

Last Updated: 2/19/2024Network: Channel 4Status: Continuing
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Episode 15
star
8.50
2 votes

#1 - Episode 15

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/3/2023

In the final, the remaining bakers prepare the ultimate glitzy event, each delivering 24 mini desserts and submitting the superlative Showstopper - a cake fit for a red carpet.

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Episode 14
star
8.50
2 votes

#2 - Episode 14

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/2/2023

It’s the semi-final, and the junior bakers take on one of patisserie’s toughest Technical challenges, before conquering the summit of Showstopper sophistication: the entremet.

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Episode 13
star
8.20
5 votes

#3 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/18/2011

The hopefuls compete in the final challenge, preparing two of their own recipes to be judged by Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry before the winner is announced.

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Episode 1
star
8.11
9 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2022

It's Cake Day and the first heat of bakers enter the tent. They tackle a stressful sponge in their first-ever tricky Technical and build showstopping cakes depicting their proudest-ever moments.

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Episode 7
star
8.11
9 votes

#5 - Episode 7

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/12/2019

Harry Hill hosts the junior baking competition. It's Biscuit Day and the Heat B bakers are asked to create a 'biscuit picture of your best day ever' to show off their skills.

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Episode 8
star
8.00
4 votes

#6 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/10/2011

The young cooks battle for a place in the semi-finals, demonstrating their technical skills by following a chocolate brownie recipe. They also prepare Halloween-themed biscuits. Presented by Aaron Craze, with judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry.

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Episode 10
star
8.00
4 votes

#7 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/15/2011

It’s the first slice of the bake-off final. The contestants take a masterclass with top pastry chef Cherish Finden, before preparing afternoon tea for special guest chef Michel Roux Jr and judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.

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Episode 11
star
8.00
5 votes

#8 - Episode 11

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/25/2013

The contestants are challenged to make choux buns and coffee eclairs as they battle for a place in the semi-finals.

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Episode 13
star
8.00
5 votes

#9 - Episode 13

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/27/2013

The contestants bake scones and shortbread fancies, aiming to impress Executive Pastry Chef of Harrods Markus Bohr and the winner of The Great British Bake Off 2012, John Whaite.

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Quarter Final 2
star
8.00
2 votes

#10 - Quarter Final 2

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/17/2015

Sam and Mark host as the second batch of quarter-finalists enter the Bake Off tent to face judges Graham Hornigold and Allegra McEvedy.

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The Final - Day 2
star
8.00
3 votes

#11 - The Final - Day 2

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/20/2015

The country's best young bakers go head to head. Sam and Mark host as four finalists face the final challenge - creating a tiered and layered cake.

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Episode 15
star
8.00
3 votes

#12 - Episode 15

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/28/2022

It's the grand final and the bakers create ice cream sandwiches and dessert jars, followed by the ultimate Showstopper - a finale funfair cake. Who will be crowned the winner?

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Episode 5
star
8.00
2 votes

#13 - Episode 5

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/20/2023

It’s Pastry Day, and the last chance for the first heat or bakers to make it through to Finals Week. But they’ve got their hands full making donuts and fruit tarts.

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Episode 8
star
8.00
2 votes

#14 - Episode 8

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/25/2023

The junior bakers rise to two tricky challenges on Bread Day: a BBQ classic that’s as cute as can be, and a Showstopper immortalising their best friends in bread form.

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Episode 9
star
8.00
2 votes

#15 - Episode 9

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/26/2023

On Dessert Day, the bakers face their muckiest Technical ever, and are challenged to depict their dream school trip out of blondies, for the Showstopper.

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Episode 11
star
8.00
2 votes

#16 - Episode 11

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/30/2023

It’s finals week! The challenges stack up as the bakers create love-it-or-hate-it breakfast snacks and a nightmare multi-tasking pancake Showstopper. Who’ll be top of the pile?

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Episode 11
star
7.90
10 votes

#17 - Episode 11

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/18/2019

Harry Hill hosts the junior baking competition. It's the first day of Finals week with our final 10 junior bakers and to celebrate, it's Chocolate Day.

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Episode 13
star
7.90
10 votes

#18 - Episode 13

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/20/2019

Harry Hill hosts the junior baking competition. It's Construction Day and in the technical challenge the bakers must make a cake that's intentionally the wrong way up.

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Episode 12
star
7.83
6 votes

#19 - Episode 12

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/26/2021

On day two of finals week, the remaining bakers make Japanese-inspired creations, complete with intricate pipe designs, and delicious tartlets that bring together two flavours.

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Episode 5
star
7.83
6 votes

#20 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/7/2011

Four young cooks are challenged to bake cakes fit for a queen in a bid to impress judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood.

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Episode 6
star
7.80
5 votes

#21 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2011

The cooks race to bake a lemon drizzle cake in one hour and create a recipe based on the theme of America. Meanwhile, Aaron Craze finds out about cupcakes.

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Episode 1
star
7.79
19 votes

#22 - Episode 1

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/4/2019

The first 10 bakers enter the tent for Cake Day and two challenges. The bakers are asked to follow Prue's surprise recipe for a tea party classic, followed by impressive showstopper cakes on the theme of the baker's favourite school subjects.

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Episode 2
star
7.78
9 votes

#23 - Episode 2

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/12/2021

It's Biscuit Day and the first heat of junior bakers must create the near impossible in biscuit form, and a masterpiece biscuit canvas, fit for an art gallery, inspired by their favourite artist.

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Episode 7
star
7.75
4 votes

#24 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2011

The young cooks face an Invention Challenge in which they must prepare birthday cakes as a test of their imaginations.

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Episode 15
star
7.75
4 votes

#25 - Episode 15

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/29/2013

he four finalists face the ultimate challenge in a last bid to impress Judges Mary Berry and James Martin, but only one of them can become Junior Bake Off Champion.

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