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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

White Bread (Episode #606H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn how to make dough inspired by Japanese milk bread to create soft, springy-textured breads and rolls. Make a basic Japanese-style white bread loaf and two variations using the same dough: cinnamon-raisin swirl bread and jalapeno-cheddar rolls.

South Atlantic (Episode #709H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

Entertaining in the South Atlantic wouldn't be complete without dessert. Martha prepares Virginia peanut pie, a cross between a peanut butter cookie and peanut brittle; Lady Baltimore cake, a birthday favorite; and ever-popular strawberry shortcake.

Chocolate Ganache (Episode #603H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Learn how to incorporate ganache, a two-ingredient wonder, into a rich dark chocolate filling for an almond-based tart shell, chocolate ganache frosting for a fudgy devil's food cake, and, for the kid in us all, milk chocolate pudding cupcakes.

Sponge Cake (Episode #604H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn how Martha's favorite sponge cake recipe can be adapted to create a spectacular raspberry whipped cream jellyroll, an unforgettable multi-tiered caramel buttercream cake and delicate ladyfingers for a mouth-watering tiramisu ice cream cake.

Pulled Doughs (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Join Martha - and a few special guests - to learn expert tips you'll need to prepare pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs, Old World European specialties that involve "pulling" dough.

Frangipane (Episode #605H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

See how Martha incorporates frangipane, a sweet nut cream, into four remarkable recipes: the beloved French pastry known as Bostock, a classic English bakewell tart, an apricot tart made with a hazelnut frangipane and a pecan-frangipane coffee cake.

South Atlantic (Episode #709H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Entertaining in the South Atlantic wouldn't be complete without dessert. Martha prepares Virginia peanut pie, a cross between a peanut butter cookie and peanut brittle; Lady Baltimore cake, a birthday favorite; and ever-popular strawberry shortcake.

Sponge Cake (Episode #604H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn how Martha's favorite sponge cake recipe can be adapted to create a spectacular raspberry whipped cream jellyroll, an unforgettable multi-tiered caramel buttercream cake and delicate ladyfingers for a mouth-watering tiramisu ice cream cake.

Chocolate Ganache (Episode #603H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn how to incorporate ganache, a two-ingredient wonder, into a rich dark chocolate filling for an almond-based tart shell, chocolate ganache frosting for a fudgy devil's food cake, and, for the kid in us all, milk chocolate pudding cupcakes.

Pennsylvania Dutch (Episode #708H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

The Pennsylvania Dutch community is known for its cakes, pies, and pastries. In this lesson, four recipes showcasing their rich culinary heritage: citrusy Montgomery pie, irresistible cream cheese-filled pumpkin whoopie pies, and the most tender apple dumplings. And for all you chocolate lovers, chocolate whoopee pies with vanilla buttercream. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!

Homemade Doughnuts (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Attention all doughnut lovers - this show is for you! Martha shares her invaluable techniques while preparing raspberry filled doughnuts, crisp apple fritters and the famous yeasted, sugarcoated doughnut from New Orleans known as a beignet.

Fruit Curds (Episode #601H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise.

Celebration Cakes (Episode #504H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Mark a special celebration with a homemade cake. Martha makes three easy-to-prepare layer cakes: a sprinkle cake, a fanciful hedgehog cake with meringue spikes, and her daughter Alexis' coconut-covered heart cake.

Danish (Episode #502H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish.

Homemade Doughnuts (Episode #602H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Attention all doughnut lovers - this show is for you! Martha shares her invaluable techniques while preparing raspberry filled doughnuts, crisp apple fritters and the famous yeasted, sugarcoated doughnut from New Orleans known as a beignet.

Pennsylvania Dutch (Episode #708H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The Pennsylvania Dutch community is known for its cakes, pies, and pastries. In this lesson, four recipes showcasing their rich culinary heritage: citrusy Montgomery pie, irresistible cream cheese-filled pumpkin whoopie pies, and the most tender apple dumplings. And for all you chocolate lovers, chocolate whoopee pies with vanilla buttercream. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!

Fruit Curds (Episode #601H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise.

Extraordinary Fruits (Episode #509H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Some of Martha's favorite desserts have something in common: fruit - nature's sweetest gift. Learn step-by-step how-tos for a souffle with intensely fragrant passion fruit, biscuit-topped raspberry-rhubarb cobblers and other fruity delights.

Pulled Doughs (Episode #503H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Join Martha - and a few special guests - to learn expert tips you'll need to prepare pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs, Old World European specialties that involve "pulling" dough.

Never Enough Chocolate (Episode #501H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Attention chocolate lovers! Learn the techniques needed to prepare two standout chocolate desserts: a milk-chocolate pistachio tart and a rich flourless Roberta heart cake. Chocolatier Jacques Torres stops by to share his expert tips.

Green Tea (Episode #508H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn how to incorporate antioxidant-rich green tea into four remarkably tasty desserts. Chickalicious Chef E.J. joins Martha in the kitchen.

Gulf (Episode #707H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Along the Gulf Coast, tremendous pride is taken in serving guests, from the most elegant hors d'oeuvres to the tallest of layer cakes. In this lesson, Martha shares her invaluable techniques for preparing three spectacular desserts: an irresistible Southern caramel cake, Mississippi mud tart with an easy press-in crust, and a Lane cake that's sure to take center stage at any celebration. Plus, cheese straws, a quintessential Southern party snack.

Coffee (Episode #507H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Get your coffee fix as Martha makes four exceptional coffee-flavored desserts: a flaky Napoleon, grown-up ice cream sandwiches, a decadent coffee cream pie, and milk-chocolate-ganache-filled cappuccino-chocolate bites.

Coconut (Episode #506H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Let Martha transport you to the tropics with four coconut-themed desserts: delicate coconut-lemon cake; chewy, crispy coconut cookies; coconut crunch cake; and frozen coconut and roasted pineapple cake with Nobu 57's pastry chef, Michelle Goldsmith.

Press-In Crusts (Episode #613H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Join Martha as she makes three press-in crust desserts, including classic cheesecake with a beautiful apricot finish and chocolate cream tart. Don't miss what makes her Atlantic Beach tart so special. Just one hint... it involves crackers.

Bake It Dark (Episode #505H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Join Martha for culinary tricks of the trade for coaxing the utmost flavor from your baked good. Create sticky toffee pudding served with a toffee sauce, mini apricot tarte tatins, a simple pear tart and no-knead bread with flavorful seeds.

New England (Episode #706H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Join Martha as she shares four iconic recipes highlighting New England's rich culinary heritage. A cheddar-crusted apple pie featuring a unique twist on a traditional flavor pairing; old-fashioned steamed Boston brown bread that's made in a can; and a delicious citrus curd-filled deep-dish lemon-blueberry tart. Plus, hermit bars, a molasses-based bar cookie that was baked to last but won't!

Celebration Cakes (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Mark a special celebration with a homemade cake. Martha makes three easy-to-prepare layer cakes: a sprinkle cake, a fanciful hedgehog cake with meringue spikes, and her daughter Alexis' coconut-covered heart cake.

Pulled Doughs (Episode #503H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Join Martha - and a few special guests - to learn expert tips you'll need to prepare pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs, Old World European specialties that involve "pulling" dough.

Southern Classics (Episode #705H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 5:30 PM

Today on Martha Bakes, three of Martha's favorite Southern classics: hummingbird cake, an irresistible layer cake with banana, pineapple and pecans; sweet potato pie, a tasty alternative to pumpkin pie, and old-fashioned hot milk cake covered in swirls of chocolate whipped cream frosting. Plus, learn a fantastic finishing touch for your next cake or cupcake.

Fruit Curds (Episode #601H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Learn the innovative technique for preparing brightly colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible lemon tart with brown butter-cookie crust, cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd, and raspberry curd for an elegant genoise.

Never Enough Chocolate (Episode #501H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Attention chocolate lovers! Learn the techniques needed to prepare two standout chocolate desserts: a milk-chocolate pistachio tart and a rich flourless Roberta heart cake. Chocolatier Jacques Torres stops by to share his expert tips.

Danish (Episode #502H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish.

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