Martha Bakes

Martha Bakes

This series enables the home baker to create the finest desserts and goodies in his or her home kitchen. Throughout the series Martha Stewart shares the best tips and techniques, giving viewers the confidence to create delectable baked goods -- from scratch -- in their own kitchens.

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Pies

12/18/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Martha shares the secrets to creating a Peach Crumble Pie, a Key Lime Pie and Coconut Cream Pie.

Crackers & Flatbreads

12/19/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Martha prepares irresistible, beautiful Flatbreads and Blue Cheese-Pecan Icebox Cracker.

Bar Cookies

12/20/2014 at 11:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Pecan Bars with an indulgent Toffee-like topping and a healthy Fruit and Nut Energy Bar are made.

Pate Brisee

12/20/2014 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Martha make a tender, flaky pate brisee crust for mile-high apple pie and a tomato tart.

Cupcakes

12/21/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Blueberry Swirl, Lemon Meringue, Red Velvet and and one-bite Double Diablo Cupcakes are whipped up.

Holiday Breads

12/22/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Beloved Holiday recipes including an Italian panettone and a classic German stollen are showcased.

Chocolate

12/23/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Discover how Martha takes traditional baked Alaska to new heights with a double dose of chocolate.

Bundt Cakes

12/24/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Martha creates Lemon Bundt Cake, Devil's Bundt Cake, Whipped Cream Cake and Applesauce Spice Cake.

Cookies

12/25/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Learn how to create the subtle nutty flavor that makes Brown Butter Cookies so special.

Muffins

12/26/2014 at 5:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Giant Bran Muffins, Citrusy Mini Orange Muffins and Plum-filled Coffee Cake Muffins are served.

Cheesecake

12/27/2014 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

An Italian ricotta cheesecake and individual cherry cheesecakes are created.

Pound Cake

01/03/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Martha makes a traditional pound cake and a version inspired by her travels through Asia.

Citrus

01/10/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

A light and airy Orange Chiffon Cake and Lime Squares with Pistachio Graham-Cracker Crust are made.

Northeast

01/17/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

A Cranberry Tart with Currant Jelly and Cognac and Mini Chocolate Whoopie Pies are prepared.

Pumpkin

01/24/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

A delectable Pumpkin Pecan Pie, and a velvety smooth Cheesecake and Pumpkin Bread are served.

Nuts

01/31/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Some of Martha's all-time favorite recipes have something in common - they're made with nuts, lending both flavor and texture. See how she uses almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, walnuts and pecans to create a traditional linzertorte, oatmeal cookies sandwiched with a creamy peanut butter filling, a famous walnut cake named after Saint Andrew, and an impressive-looking pecan tart with a secret ingredient.

Caramel

02/07/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Learn everything you need to know about making caramel as Martha demystifies the secret to this one-ingredient wonder with four irresistible recipes, including a decadent six-layer chocolate cake filled with salted caramel and covered with swirls of chocolate frosting. Learn the technique for making dulce de leche, a creamy caramel confection used to fill shortbread cookies, known as alfajores, and a buttery pound cake with a caramel glaze. Plus, the best chocolate-caramel bar cookies.

Fruit Desserts

02/14/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll welcome Martha's expert tips for baking the most delicious fruit desserts. A tempting pink applesauce-filled tart topped with paper-thin slices of apple; a rich pistachio brown butter cake studded with sweet Concord grapes; a pear frangipane tart; and individual apple pies with a surprise ingredient tucked inside.

Phyllo

02/21/2015 at 4:00 pm on WTTW HD

Learn everything you need to know about baking with phyllo, as Martha shares some of her favorites: ruffled milk pie, an elegant dessert that's often served as part of a traditional Greek Easter celebration; a savory Moroccan meat pie known as bisteeya; and baklava, a layered pastry made with chopped nuts. Plus, spanakopita, a traditional Greek spinach pie.

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