Martha Bakes

Martha Bakes

2011 - 2017, Chat, Cookery, Home / Garden
Martha shares the secrets to baking her personal favorites.

Episode Guide

  • Martha Bakes - Wholesome Breakfast (Season 8 Episode 13)
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    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Wholesome Breakfast

    Irish-style brown bread made with rye flour; whole-wheat popovers; whole-wheat date nut quick bread.

  • Martha Bakes - Rethinking Cake (Season 8 Episode 12)
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    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Rethinking Cake

    A classic roulade made with oat flour and berry cream; gluten-free chocolate buckwheat torte; zucchini-almond cake with cream cheese frosting.

  • Martha Bakes - Breads & Rolls (Season 8 Episode 11)
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    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Breads & Rolls

    Honey-wheat Parker House rolls; whole-wheat pita bread; molasses-oat bread.

  • Martha Bakes - Naturally Gluten-Free (Season 8 Episode 10)
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    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Naturally Gluten-Free

    Italian-inspired cornmeal cake; spiced pumpkin pie with a crisp rice crust; flourless chocolate-walnut torte.

  • Martha Bakes - Bakery-Style Cookies (Season 8 Episode 9)
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    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Bakery-Style Cookies

    Farro chocolate-chunk cookies; spelt-nut crescents with toasted nuts; whole-wheat almond butter sandwich cookies; granola cookies.

  • Martha Bakes - Better (For You) Bake Sale (Season 8 Episode 8)
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    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Better (For You) Bake Sale

    Lemon-yogurt cupcakes with raspberry frosting; whole-wheat sticky buns; orange-barley pound cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Yeasted Breakfast Favorites (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Yeasted Breakfast Favorites

    Hazelnut hot cross buns with dried cherries; honeyed whole-wheat bread; pull-apart whole-wheat monkey bread.

  • Martha Bakes - Seeded (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Seeded

    Seeded whole-wheat English muffins; seeded Saratoga torte; light and crispy whole-grain seeded wafer crackers.

  • Martha Bakes - Flour Power (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Flour Power

    Custardy-herb quiche with a malty rye crust; blueberry coffee cake with muesli topping; a seeded quick bread.

  • Martha Bakes - Alternative Crusts (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Alternative Crusts

    Plum galette with a cornmeal crust; dairy-free chocolate coconut pie; whole-wheat olive oil-crusted mushroom tart with tahini.

  • Martha Bakes - For the Cookie Jar (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    For the Cookie Jar

    Pecan, oat and dark chocolate chunk cookies; chewy molasses crinkles; slice-and-bake buckwheat espresso cookies.

  • Martha Bakes - Coffee Shop Favorites (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Coffee Shop Favorites

    Apple cider doughnut cake with whole grain wheat flour and applesauce; maple-glazed pumpkin spelt scones; seeded graham biscotti.

  • Martha Bakes - Updated Classics (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Updated Classics

    Rhubarb and raspberry rye crisps; flaky buttermilk barley biscuits; spelt layer cake with whipped cream and berries.

  • Martha Bakes - Great Lakes (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Great Lakes

    Belgian rice pie; blitz torte with layers of cake and meringue; Indiana sugar cream pie; quick bread made with cheddar.

  • Martha Bakes - South (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    South

    Buttermilk pie; bourbon bread pudding; carrot cake with orange cream cheese frosting.

  • Martha Bakes - Southwest (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Southwest

    Anise seed-flavored cookies called biscochitos; flan, a custard topped with caramel; tres leches cake.

  • Martha Bakes - West (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    West

    Blum's coffee crunch cake; gateau Basque, a desert filled with pastry cream and cherries; pineapple upside-down cakes; date bars.

  • Martha Bakes - South Atlantic (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    South Atlantic

    Virginia peanut pie; Lady Baltimore cake; strawberry shortcake.

  • Martha Bakes - Pennsylvania Dutch (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Pennsylvania Dutch

    Montgomery pie; cream cheese-filled pumpkin whoopie pies; apple dumplings; chocolate whoopie pies with vanilla buttercream.

  • Martha Bakes - Gulf (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Gulf

    Southern caramel cake; Mississippi mud tart; Lane cake; cheese straws.

  • Martha Bakes - New England (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    New England

    Cheddar-crusted apple pie; steamed Boston brown bread made in a can; lemon-blueberry tart; hermit bars.

  • Martha Bakes - Southern Classics (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Southern Classics

    Hummingbird cake layered with banana, pineapple and pecans; sweet potato pie; old-fashioned hot milk cake with chocolate whipped cream frosting.

  • Martha Bakes - Northwest (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Northwest

    A biscuit-topped blackberry cobbler; fig bars; Idaho potato cake; hazelnut cookies.

  • Martha Bakes - Midwest (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Midwest

    Polka-dotted, double-crusted sour cherry pie; St. Louis butter cake; kransekake; sweet custart pie made with navy beans.

  • Martha Bakes - Mid-Atlantic (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Mid-Atlantic

    Baltimore peach cake; kaiser rolls; black raspberry crumb cake; black and white cookies.

  • Martha Bakes - Classic New England (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Classic New England

    Maple custard pie; cranberry tart with a walnut crust; Boston cream pie cupcakes; buttermilk-blueberry tart.

  • Martha Bakes - Press-in Crusts (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Press-in Crusts

    Cheesecake with apricot finish; chocolate cream tart; Atlantic Beach tart.

  • Martha Bakes - French Meringue (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    French Meringue

    Pavlovas with an orange curd filling; chocolate dacquoise cake layered with chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream; tinted-pink angel food cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Pastry Cream (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Pastry Cream

    One-pot pastry cream for three desserts -- cherry tart with cherry spiked pastry cream; coffee pastry cream-filled cream puffs with chocolate glaze; Polish dessert featuring cream mousseline between puff pastry.

  • Martha Bakes - Layered Yeast Dough (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Layered Yeast Dough

    Kouign-amann; sugar and spiced cinnamon-sugar knots; snails.

  • Martha Bakes - One-Bowl Desserts (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    One-Bowl Desserts

    Brown-butter coconut cashew blondies; skilled baked plum cake; single-serving size brownie sundaes; Scottish oatcakes.

  • Martha Bakes - Pizza Dough (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Pizza Dough

    Make-ahead dough; creating crust for spinach and cheese pizza; sausage and pepper calzone; skillet pizza with wild mushrooms.

  • Martha Bakes - Never Enough Cookies (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Never Enough Cookies

    Giant fruit and nut kitchen sink cookies; vanilla sugar cookie sorbet sandwiches; maple-pecan shortbread squares; double chocolate sandwich cookies.

  • Martha Bakes - White Bread (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    White Bread

    Basic Japanese-style white bread loaf; cinnamon raisin swirl bread; jalapeno-cheddar rolls.

  • Martha Bakes - Frangipane (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Frangipane

    Incorporating frangipane into bostock and a classic English bakewell tart; apricot tart made with hazelnut frangipane; pecan-frangipane coffee cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Sponge Cake (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Sponge Cake

    Raspberry whipped cream jelly roll; multitiered caramel buttercream cake; making ladyfingers for tiramisu ice cream cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Chocolate Ganache (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Chocolate Ganache

    Dark chocolate filling for an almond-based tart shell; chocolate ganache frosting for a devil's food cake; milk chocolate pudding cupcakes.

  • Martha Bakes - Homemade Doughnuts (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Homemade Doughnuts

    Preparing raspberry-filled doughnuts; apple fritters; beignet, a sugar-coated doughnut from New Orleans.

  • Martha Bakes - Fruit Curds (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Fruit Curds

    Preparing fruit curd for a lemon tart with brown butter cookie crust; cupcakes filled with passion fruit curd; raspberry curd for a genoise.

  • Martha Bakes - Extraordinary Fruits (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Extraordinary Fruits

    Souffle with passion fruit; mango upside-down cake; biscuit-topped raspberry-rhubarb cobblers.

  • Martha Bakes - Green Tea (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Green Tea

    Four desserts feature the antioxidant-rich green tea.

  • Martha Bakes - Coffee (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Coffee

    Napoleon; ice cream sandwiches; coffee cream pie; milk chocolate ganache-filled cappuccino-chocolate bites.

  • Martha Bakes - Coconut (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Coconut

    Coconut-lemon cake; coconut cookies; coconut crunch cake; frozen coconut and roasted pineapple cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Bake It Dark (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Bake It Dark

    Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce; mini apricot tarte tatins; simple pear tart; no-knead bread with flavorful seeds.

  • Martha Bakes - Celebration Cakes (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Celebration Cakes

    Three easy to prepare layer cakes -- a sprinkle cake, hedgehog cake with meringue spikes and a coconut-covered heart cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Pulled Doughs (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Pulled Doughs

    Preparing pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs.

  • Martha Bakes - Danish (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Danish

    Apricot bowties; cheese-filled Danish; brown sugar cinnamon Danish.

  • Martha Bakes - Never Enough Chocolate (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Never Enough Chocolate

    Milk chocolate pistachio tart; flourless Roberta heart cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Southern (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Southern

    Banana cream pie; coconut cake; spoon bread; pecan tassies.

  • Martha Bakes - Spiked (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Spiked

    Fruitcake with candied fruits and nuts; plum-and-port crostata; rum raisin pie; tiramisu.

  • Martha Bakes - Phyllo (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Phyllo

    Ruffled milk pie; Moroccan meat pie; baklava; spanakopita.

  • Martha Bakes - Fruit Desserts (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Fruit Desserts

    Pink applesauce-filled tart; pistachio brown butter cake with Concord grapes; pear frangipane tart; individual apple pies.

  • Martha Bakes - Caramel (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Caramel

    Six-layer chocolate cake filled with salted caramel; dulce de leche; pound cake with caramel glaze; chocolate-caramel bar cookies.

  • Martha Bakes - Nuts (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Nuts

    Traditional linzertorte; oatmeal cookies with a peanut butter filling; walnut cake; pecan tart.

  • Martha Bakes - Pumpkin (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Pumpkin

    Pumpkin pecan pie; cheesecake swirled with pumpkin; pumpkin bread; deep dish pumpkin pie.

  • Martha Bakes - Northeast (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Northeast

    Cranberry tart with currant jelly and cognac; mini chocolate whoopie pies; New York crumb cake; babka.

  • Martha Bakes - Citrus (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Citrus

    Orange chiffon cake; Shaker lemon pie; lime squares with pistachio graham cracker crust; upside-down cake made with three kinds of citrus.

  • Martha Bakes - Muffins (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Muffins

    Giant bran muffins filled with raisins; citrusy mini orange muffins; healthy morning muffins; plum-filled coffee cake muffins; glazed zucchini muffins.

  • Martha Bakes - Cookies (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Cookies

    Breakfast cookie; brown butter cookie; macaroon; graham crackers.

  • Martha Bakes - Bundt Cakes (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Bundt Cakes

    Lemon bundt cake; devil's food bundt cake; whipped cream cake; applesauce spice cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Chocolate (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Chocolate

    Adding chocolate to baked Alaska; creating a chocolate cake with a warm center; chocolate cream pie with caramel whipped cream topping.

  • Martha Bakes - Holiday Breads (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Holiday Breads

    Italian panettone with dried fruit and almonds; German stollen with dried fruit and marzipan; Greek Orthodox Easter bread embellished with bright red eggs.

  • Martha Bakes - Cupcakes (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Cupcakes

    Four cupcake recipes -- blueberry swirl, lemon meringue, red velvet with cream cheese frosting and one-bite double diablo.

  • Martha Bakes - Crackers & Flatbreads (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Crackers & Flatbreads

    Flatbreads; blue cheese-pecan icebox crackers; cheesy cracker; thyme crackers sprinkled with sea salt.

  • Martha Bakes - Pies (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Pies

    Peach crumble pie; key lime pie baked in a graham cracker crust; coconut cream pie.

  • Martha Bakes - French Classics (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    French Classics

    Paris-Brest, a wheel-shaped ring of cream puffs; madeleines; Breton butter cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Puddings (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Puddings

    Kris Kringle bread pudding; chocolate pots de creme; old-fashioned French baked custard; steamed cranberry pudding; lemon pudding.

  • Martha Bakes - Bar Cookies (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Bar Cookies

    Peanut butter and jelly bars; brownies; pecan bars with a toffee-like topping; fruit and nut energy bar.

  • Martha Bakes - Breakfast (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Breakfast

    Dutch baby pancake; oven-baked French toast; quiche made with peas and ham; cheese, ham and onion strata.

  • Martha Bakes - Old-Fashioned Fruit Desserts (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Old-Fashioned Fruit Desserts

    Peach cobbler; blueberry crisp; blackberry buckle; pear brown betty.

  • Martha Bakes - Shortbread (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Shortbread

    Shortbread wedges; brown-butter shortbread lemon bars; brown sugar pecan shortbread cookies; pumpkin tart.

  • Martha Bakes - Focaccia and Pizza (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Focaccia and Pizza

    Oven-dried heirloom tomato pizza; grape focaccia; thin tarte flambee; three-cheese gluten-free calzone.

  • Martha Bakes - Tuiles (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Tuiles

    Five variations of paper-thin cookies include basic tuile batter, lacy nut cookies, brandy soup cups, fortune cookies and chocolate tuile ice cream cones.

  • Martha Bakes - Special Breads (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Special Breads

    Irish soda bread; olive and cheese loaf; Sally Lunn; custard-filled cornbread.

  • Martha Bakes - Tarts and Tartlets (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Tarts and Tartlets

    Apple tart tatin with a pate brisee crust; chewy chess tart with a cookie crust; lemon meringue tartlets; mini rhubarb and raspberry galettes.

  • Martha Bakes - Croissants (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Croissants

    Light, crispy croissants; pain au chocolat; ham and cheese minicroissants; pain aux raisins.

  • Martha Bakes - Souffles (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Souffles

    Cheese souffle; caramel souffle; chocolate souffle; lemon souffle; iced lemon mousse.

  • Martha Bakes - Basic Breads (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Basic Breads

    White, multigrain and rye breads; Parker House rolls.

  • Martha Bakes - Cakes (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Cakes

    Four-layer genoise cake with passion fruit buttercream; orange almond cake with an Italian meringue buttercream piping; chocolate rum roulade.

  • Martha Bakes - Brioche (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Brioche

    Making brioche dough, then brioche a tete, brioche loaf and baba au rhum; French toast.

  • Martha Bakes - Custards (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Custards

    Creme caramel; creme brulee; cherry clafouti; mocha custards.

  • Martha Bakes - Coffee Cakes (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Coffee Cakes

    Rhubarb upside-down crumb cake; jam-filled coffee cake muffins; streusel cake; glazed lemon-blueberry coffee cake.

  • Martha Bakes - Cookies (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Cookies

    Brown sugar chocolate chip cookies; old-fashioned lemon sugar cookies; chewy chocolate ginger-molasses cookies; sable; glazed citrus doodles.

  • Martha Bakes - Muffins and Popovers (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Muffins and Popovers

    Blueberry muffins two ways -- flavored with spice or finished with a crumb topping; airy popovers that can be served with blueberry preserves or creamed spinach.

  • Martha Bakes - Biscuits and Scones (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Biscuits and Scones

    Buttermilk biscuits; angel biscuits; cream scones.

  • Martha Bakes - Yeast Dough (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Yeast Dough

    Yeast dough treats include pecan sticky buns and pull-apart monkey bread.

  • Martha Bakes - Pate Sucree (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Pate Sucree

    Traditional lemon mousse damask tart with candied lemon peel; chocolate tart shell layered with homemade caramel and chocolate ganache.

  • Martha Bakes - Meringue (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Meringue

    Pavlova with passion fruit; ile flottante; Huguenot torte.

  • Martha Bakes - Pate A Choux (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Pate A Choux

    Puff pastry using only four ingredients; cream puffs, eclairs, profiteroles and cheesy gougeres.

  • Martha Bakes - Meringue (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Meringue

    Martha shares her three meringue recipes.

  • Martha Bakes - Devil's Food Cake (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Devil's Food Cake

    Martha makes devil's food cake, hi-hat cupcakes, and fudgy brownies on this can't-miss show for chocolate lovers.

  • Martha Bakes - Angel Food Cake (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Angel Food Cake

    Classic angel food cake; coconut angel food cake with Swiss meringue; brown sugar minicakes; espresso ice cream.

  • Martha Bakes - Puff Pastry (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Puff Pastry

    Using buttery pastry for sweet and savory treats such as French napoleon.

  • Martha Bakes - Pound Cake (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Pound Cake

    Variations of the pound cake, from traditional to a version inspired by Asia.

  • Martha Bakes - Cheesecake (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Cheesecake

    Cheesecakes in various sizes and flavors include an Italian ricotta cheesecake and individual cherry cheesecakes.

  • Martha Bakes - Pate Brisee (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Pate Brisee

    Flaky pate brisee crust; mile-high apple pie; tomato tart.

  • Martha Bakes - Yellow Cake (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Yellow Cake

    An orange-curd-filled birthday cake with chocolate frosting; layer cake; stone-fruit upside-down cake; strawberry cupcakes.

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