The Great Australian Bake Off Casting For 2016 Series now Open

Are home-made pies your passion? Does bread get your oven temperature rising?

Is your favourite cake a work of art?Is baking like a sixth sense for you? 

FEBRUARY 11, 2016:The Great Australian Bake Off has begun its search for Australia’s best amateur home-bakers for its 2016 series. In 2015 The Great Australian Bake Off took both baking and television by storm and the successful series will have a much-anticipated return later this year.

Culinary icon Maggie Beer and acclaimed chef Matt Moran will once again be overseeing all of the amazing creations in the Bake Off Shed and determining the all-important results.The Great Australian Bake Off screens on Foxtel’s LifeStyle FOOD and profiles 12 home baking enthusiasts who are put through a series of mouthwatering challenges.

Maggie Beer is searching for something unique for the 2016 series, she said,“This is such a delightful show to be a part of and I'm so excited to meet our new home-bakers for 2016. Most of all I’m looking forward to being surprised by new flavours and seeing some of my favourite bakes reinvented.”

Matt Moran has his eye on the next generation, he says, “I think it would be great to see some blokes turn the show and baking on its head this year! There’s been such a revival in home baking and so many different types of people are getting into it - the popularity of this show is a great reflection of that. We really want to see the next generation of amazing, creative home–bakers.”

The Great Australian Bake Off is seeking amateur bakers of all ages, both male and female, and from all walks of life to apply.

To apply, please go to

Applications close February 24.


The Great Australian Bake Off is a FremantleMedia Australia production of a BBC Worldwide format for Foxtel.

For more information please call:

Steven Murphy
FremantleMedia Australia Publicity
P: 0413 842 932