The Great British Baking Show: Ready, Set, Bake!

The Great British Baking Show - Build a masterpiece of a dessert


Bake a masterpiece before other contestants to win accolades from the judges.

Players: 2-4 players

Gametime: 20-30 minutes


Set Up the Game

  • Each player takes a baker workbench.
  • Place the recipe standing by folding the piece together.
  • Pick one of the category desserts and place the signature recipe on the recipe stand.
  • Place the wild cards and score points nearby.

Bake the dessert

  • Each player plays separately to bake the first round of the dessert from their cards.
  • Players strive to build the recipe as quickly as possible.

Get points

  • Players get points based on different challenges completed.
  • The fastest player to complete the recipe should take the highest time marker, followed by the next player.
  • The player picking up the last time marker gets one last chance to complete the recipe.

Move to Technical and Showstopper recipes

  • Once the signature recipe round is complete, move to the other 2 recipes of the dessert.
  • Complete all three recipes to determine the winner.

Determine the Winner

  • The player with the most judge points and time markers points at the end of the game is the winner.

Here is a video from Rodney Smith teaching us how to play The Great British Baking Show


With everything at your disposal but time, The Great British Baking Show requires quick hand eye coordination to bake the most beautiful desserts you can. It is a clever game which can be played with 2 or more people to steal the thunder of winning the championship across various categories. Quick tip, dispose cards which might be used later onto one pile.

Difficulty: Easy

Likeness: 58%


You can purchase The Great British Baking Show on Amazon here