The tent has been decorated and the invitations have been sent out for two very special Christmas episodes. Eight bakers return to the tent to compete once more. The bakers face three festive challenges, starting with the signature challenge. Paul and Mary want them to make some highly decorative Christmas bakes that require intricate icing. For the technical challenge, Mary has a special present of mystery ingredients. And finally there is the showstopper, for which the bakers must produce a masterpiece with a Christmas theme.