Watch Saturdays at 2:30pm starting October 8, 2016 on WMHT-TV
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.
Classic New England | Saturday, October 8 at 2:30pm
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 | Saturday, October 15 at 2:30pm
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!
Midwest | Saturday, October 22 at 2:30pm
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!
Northwest | Saturday, October 29 at 2:30pm
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!
Southern Classics | Saturday, November 5 at 2:30pm
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.
New England | Saturday, November 19 at 2:30pm
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!
Gulf | TBA
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 | TBA
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 butter cream. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites!
South Atlantic | TBA
Entertaining in the South Atlantic wouldn’t be complete with a delicious dessert. Today, a few of Martha’s regional favorites: Virginia peanut pie, a cross between a peanut butter cookie and peanut brittle; a birthday favorite of Martha’s, Lady Baltimore cake; and the ever-popular strawberry shortcake. And an inventive accompaniment to your next slice of pie.
West | TBA
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!
Southwest | TBA
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!
South | TBA
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.
Great Lakes | TBA
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.