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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Extraordinary Fruits (Episode #509H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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.

Never Enough Cookies (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

White Bread (Episode #606H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Coconut (Episode #506H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 27, 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.

Bake It Dark (Episode #505H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 26, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Celebration Cakes (Episode #504H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Never Enough Cookies (Episode #607H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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.

Danish (Episode #502H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Green Tea (Episode #508H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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

Frangipane (Episode #605H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Sponge Cake (Episode #604H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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 Plus: Wed, Sep 20, 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.

Celebration Cakes (Episode #504H)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 19, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Danish (Episode #502H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Never Enough Chocolate (Episode #501H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 18, 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.

Pulled Doughs (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

White Bread (Episode #606H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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 (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Coffee (Episode #507H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Chocolate Ganache (Episode #603H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 4:00 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.

Homemade Doughnuts (Episode #602H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- 4:00 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.

Great Lakes (Episode #713H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Pulled Doughs (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 12, 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.

South (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Southwest (Episode #711H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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!

Danish (Episode #502H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

Frangipane (Episode #605H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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 Plus: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Coconut (Episode #506H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Fruit Curds (Episode #601H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 4:00 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.

Extraordinary Fruits (Episode #509H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

West (Episode #710H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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!

Danish (Episode #502H)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 5, 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.

South Atlantic (Episode #709H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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.

Pennsylvania Dutch (Episode #708H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

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!

Never Enough Chocolate (Episode #501H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

Sponge Cake (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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.

Bake It Dark (Episode #505H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 4:00 PM
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