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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Better (For You) Bake Sale (Episode #808H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Imagine a better-for-you bake sale chockfull of alluring treats. On today's show, four recipes packed with wholesome ingredients that will satisfy parents and kids alike: lemon-yogurt cupcakes with fresh raspberry frosting, lip-smacking whole-wheat sticky buns and zesty orange-barley pound cake you can sell by the slice or by the loaf all sure-fire hits at your next bake sale.

Southwest (Episode #711H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 30, 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!

Updated Classics (Episode #801H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Sometimes it's hard to believe you can actually improve upon your favorite desserts but Martha proves you can. On today's show, Martha teaches us how to replace the usual ingredients with more wholesome substitutes in three updated classics: luscious rhubarb and raspberry rye crisps, as trendy as they are delicious, flaky buttermilk barley biscuits, and a lofty spelt layer cake lightened with whipped cream and berries. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!

One-Bowl Desserts (Episode #609H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Great Lakes (Episode #713H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 28, 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.

South (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 27, 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.

West (Episode #710H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 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!

Yeasted Breakfast Favorites (Episode #807H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Yeast is the magic ingredient in many breakfast favorites. Today, Martha shares culinary tricks of the trade in three breakfast favorites: mouthwatering hazelnut hot-cross buns studded with dried cherries, a honeyed whole-wheat bread perfect for the novice baker, and gooey, pull-apart whole-wheat monkey bread. Breakfast reinvented with a healthful twist!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

South Atlantic (Episode #709H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 23, 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.

Southwest (Episode #711H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 22, 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!

Pizza Dough (Episode #608H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

West (Episode #710H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 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!

South Atlantic (Episode #709H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 20, 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.

Never Enough Cookies (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

Coffee Shop Favorites (Episode #802H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Today on Martha Bakes, learn how to make three coffee shop favorites even better at home using more healthful ingredients: scrumptious apple cider doughnut cake made wholesome with whole-wheat flour and applesauce, tender maple-glazed pumpkin spelt scones, and dunk-worthy seeded graham biscotti. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews from coffee shop regulars!

Gulf (Episode #707H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 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.

Pennsylvania Dutch (Episode #708H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 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!

Seeded (Episode #806H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Known for their satisfying crunch and distinctive, nutty flavor, seeds create culinary magic in a wide variety of baked goods. Today Martha highlights the virtues of seeds by incorporating them in three fantastic recipes including seeded whole-wheat English muffins, a heavenly seeded Saratoga torte, and light and crispy whole-grain seeded wafer crackers for the quintessential cocktail party tray. Recipes so delicious you'll want to make them again and again.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Gulf (Episode #707H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 16, 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.

Pennsylvania Dutch (Episode #708H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 15, 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 Cookies (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 14, 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.

Gulf (Episode #707H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 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.

New England (Episode #706H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 13, 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!

White Bread (Episode #606H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

Updated Classics (Episode #801H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Sometimes it's hard to believe you can actually improve upon your favorite desserts but Martha proves you can. On today's show, Martha teaches us how to replace the usual ingredients with more wholesome substitutes in three updated classics: luscious rhubarb and raspberry rye crisps, as trendy as they are delicious, flaky buttermilk barley biscuits, and a lofty spelt layer cake lightened with whipped cream and berries. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!

Northwest (Episode #704H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 12, 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!

Midwest (Episode #703H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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!

New England (Episode #706H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 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!

Flour Power (Episode #805H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Flour is the foundation of a multitude of baked goods and there are many options to choose from beyond the ever-popular white variety. On today's show, Martha incorporates these unique flours into three fantastic recipes: custardy herb quiche with a malty rye crust, blueberry coffee cake with a crunchy muesli topping, and a speedy seeded savory quick bread. Explore the power of flour!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Southern Classics (Episode #705H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 8, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

White Bread (Episode #606H)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 7, 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.

Northwest (Episode #704H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 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!

Midwest (Episode #703H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 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!

Frangipane (Episode #605H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 5:30 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.

Press-In Crusts (Episode #613H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Classic New England (Episode #701H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 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!

Mid-Atlantic (Episode #702H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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!

Northwest (Episode #704H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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!

Alternative Crusts (Episode #804H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Attention all pie and tart bakers-this show is for you. Join Martha as she shares nutritious and healthier crust alternatives using a new repertoire of grains, flours and sweeteners in four remarkable recipes: a show-stopping free-form plum galette with a crunchy cornmeal crust, a decadent and dairy-free chocolate-coconut pie, and an incredibly delicious savory whole-wheat, olive oil crusted mushroom tart made with tahini. Something delicious for everyone!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Midwest (Episode #703H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

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: Wed, Nov 1, 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!

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