With the nationwide search for Britain's Best Bakery underway, a select panel of experts whittled the hundreds of applicants down to just 60. These bakeries then battled it out to be crowned 'Britain's Best Bakery'. This diverse group of independent, family-run and community bakeries competed in a series of baking challenges that put their skills to the test. During the various challenges and bake-offs they were able to showcase their skills, regional delicacies and imaginative baking. Britain's Best Bakery is packed with 100 delicious recipes from the bakers featured; from artisan bakers to cupcake specialists and pie makers, from family businesses to community enterprises and from young bakers starting out in their baking career to experienced bakers in their 80s. Hosts and judges Mich Turner and Peter Sidwell, set out on their quest to find the best bakery in Britain by sampling the delicacies of these bakeries and then critiquing their way through their breads, cakes, pastries and pies until they were able to find and crown the winner of this year's successful TV series, which can be seen on ITV1.