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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Green Tea (Episode #508H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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 Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Never Enough Chocolate (Episode #501H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 29, 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.

New England (Episode #706H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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!

Southern Classics (Episode #705H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Coffee (Episode #507H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Northwest (Episode #704H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

The Northwest is known for their world-class produce. Join Martha as she celebrates the best of the season with an unforgettable flaky biscuit-topped blackberry cobbler, outstanding chewy fig bars, and a moist and chocolaty Idaho potato cake. Plus, the most delectable hazelnut cookies, made with just five ingredients. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews!

Great Lakes (Episode #713H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Today on Martha Bakes! Join Martha as she makes four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Great Lakes-Belgian rice pie, an unforgettable blitz torte with decadent layers of cake and crispy meringue, and Indiana sugar cream pie, otherwise known as "Hoosier pie." And for a savory twist, a quick bread made with cheddar from America's dairyland.

Midwest (Episode #703H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

In the Midwest, baking for community get-togethers is commonplace. Today, on Martha Bakes, four regional classics meant for sharing: Martha's polka dotted double-crusted sour cherry pie, classic St. Louis gooey butter cake, and kransekake, a Norwegian celebratory cake. Plus, a simple yet delightful sweet custard pie made with navy beans. Homemade treats fit for any gathering!

Mid-Atlantic (Episode #702H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Join Martha as she shares four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Mid-Atlantic. In this episode, Martha introduces a local summertime favorite, Baltimore peach cake, teaches the technique for perfectly twisted kaiser rolls, and whips up a delectable black raspberry crumb cake. Plus, black and white cookies, a New York City favorite. Homemade treats your family will adore!

Coconut (Episode #506H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Classic New England (Episode #701H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Join Martha as she explores the wonders of New England. Pure maple syrup in a creamy maple custard pie, cranberries for a jewel-like tart with an easy press-in walnut crust, and a reinvented classic, Boston cream pie cupcakes. Plus, a buttermilk-blueberry tart that's sure to dazzle your dinner guests!

South (Episode #712H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Some of Martha's all-time favorite desserts hail from the South. Join Martha in the kitchen as she shares three show-stopping regional desserts-tangy buttermilk pie, decadent bourbon bread pudding with a boozy bourbon glaze, and a delectable carrot cake with a heavenly orange cream cheese frosting. Plus, learn how to transform carrots into brilliantly colored finishing touches for your next carrot cake.

Press-In Crusts (Episode #613H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

French Meringue (Episode #612H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Make three show-stopping fantastic meringue-based desserts: individual pavlovas with a brightly colored orange curd filling, a stunning chocolate dacquoise cake layered with chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream, and a light-as-air tinted-pink angel food cake.

Bake It Dark (Episode #505H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Pastry Cream (Episode #611H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Martha prepares one-pot pastry cream for three desserts: cherry tart with cherry spiked pastry cream, coffee pastry cream-filled cream puffs with chocolate glaze, and a favorite Polish dessert featuring cream mousseline between puff pastry.

Southwest (Episode #711H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Southwestern cuisine is deeply rooted in Spanish, Mexican, and Native American culinary tradition. In this lesson, Martha shares treasured recipes from the region including aniseed-flavored cookies called biscochitos, flan, a rich custard topped with caramel, and a remarkably moist tres leches cake. Plus, discover the secret behind the flakiest cookies and pastries ever!

Layered Yeast Dough (Episode #610H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Many favorite French bakery staples are made with layered yeast dough that relies on a technique called lamination. Join Martha as she shares tips for three classics: kouign-amann; unforgettable sugar and spiced cinnamon-sugar knots; and snails.

One-Bowl Desserts (Episode #609H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam.

Celebration Cakes (Episode #504H)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 4:00 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.

Pizza Dough (Episode #608H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

West (Episode #710H)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The Western States are paradise for home bakers and chefs alike. Join Martha as she shares four extraordinary regional favorites: Blum's coffee crunch cake, known for its honeycomb covering; gateau Basque, a Nevada specialty filled with pastry cream and brandy-soaked cherries, individual pineapple upside-down cakes, and date bars, made with California's favorite desert fruit. Recipes so delicious, you'll want to take a trip out West!

Never Enough Cookies (Episode #607H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Learn to make the perfect cookie for every occasion. Bake giant fruit-and-nut filled kitchen sink cookies, vanilla sugar cookie sorbet sandwiches, maple-pecan shortbread squares and decadent double-chocolate sandwich cookies.

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