Great British Bake Off Fantasy League – Week 1

GBBO is back!! This is exactly what 2020 ordered, right? Join us as we recap “Cake Week” with all of it’s ups, downs, and controversies! Who are this year’s bakers? Who made it onto our teams? Who could be on yours? We talk about why we like cake for very different reasons and wonder together if GBBO is headed in a dangerous, American direction with Cake Week. Heather also shares her tips for amazing Pumpkin Spice Donuts!

Pumpkin Spice Baked Donuts

3 eggs 

3/4 cup oil 

2 15oz cans plain pumpkin purée 

2 tsp vanilla extract 

2 cups brown sugar 

1 1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp baking powder 

3 tsp cinnamon 

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground cloves 

1/4 tsp ginger 

1/4 tsp allspice 

2 cups white flour 

1 cup whole wheat flour 

Mix wet ingredients with sugar until smooth. Add in baking soda and baking powder, salt and spices, mix until thoroughly combined. Add in flours and stir until just mixed. Bake in donut tins for 15-17 minutes at 350 until tops of donuts are firm and springy to the touch