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Martha Bakes | Season 5

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Learn to create the finest desserts and goodies in your own home. Martha Stewart shares the best baking tips and techniques, giving you the confidence to create delectable baked goods — from scratch — in your own kitchen. Martha’s updated versions of the classics set the standard, while her uses of flavors and ingredients add new angles to some familiar favorites.


Never Enough Chocolate

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.


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.

Pulled Doughs

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

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.

Bake It Dark

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.


Martha transports you to the tropics with four all-time favorites: a delicate coconut-lemon cake; chewy, crispy coconut cookies; a coconut crunch cake; and a frozen coconut and roasted pineapple cake with Nobu 57’s pastry chef, Michelle Goldsmith.


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.

Green Tea

Green tea is showing up in everything from cocktails to cupcakes. In this lesson, Martha incorporates this antioxidant-rich ingredient into four remarkably tasty desserts. Chickalicious Chef E.J. joins Martha in the kitchen.

Extraordinary Fruits

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