United Cakes of America

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Series 1 · Episode 1

In his new series, James Martin combines his two favourite pastimes; baking and driving.

Series 1 · Episode 2

In his new series, James Martin combines his two favourite pastimes; baking and driving.

Series 1 · Episode 3

In his new series, James Martin combines his two favourite pastimes; baking and driving.

Series 1 · Episode 4

In his new series, James Martin combines his two favourite pastimes; baking and driving.

Series 1 · Episode 5

James heads into Philadelphia, to visit a bakery that's been serving traditional American treats since the 1930s. He also goes on the hunt for the notorious Pumpple Cake. James whips up his grandmother's Lemon Curd Butterfly Buns.

Series 1 · Episode 6

James meets triplets who make the best Butter Cake in Philadelphia. He then meets Steve, who makes authentic Key Lime Pies. In the kitchen, James shows us the secrets to his Fig and Butter cake and a delicate Poached Meringue with Granola.

Series 1 · Episode 7

James hits NYC and a bakery made famous by Sex and the City. He then hitches a ride in one of New York's only mobile bakeries. James makes us an Instant Strawberry Gateaux and has some fun with Cornflake Cookies.

Series 1 · Episode 8

James finds out about two of New York's classic puddings - New York Cheesecake and a Baked Alaska made in one of the oldest restaurants in America. Inspired by these classics, James shows us classic Cheesecake and his Baked Alaska.

Series 1 · Episode 9

James heads to Brooklyn to make Whoopie Pies. James then meets Cakeman Raven, a legend in the Brooklyn baking scene, to find out about the Red Velvet Cake. James cooks a Cakeman inspired Chocolate Cake, that uses cola as a rising agent.

Series 1 · Episode 10

James travels to a Harlem bakery famous for its Carrot Cake. Next, he is off to Connecticut to a blueberry farm and samples their Blueberry Muffins. In the kitchen, James creates Carrot Cake and a simple Toasted Blueberry Muffin.

Series 1 · Episode 11

James visits a diner for a traditional pancake breakfast before stopping by the offices of a food magazine to find out why baking is such a big business in the states. He makes Bacon Waffles and a tempting strawberry shortbread.

Series 1 · Episode 12

James lends a hand at a local cooking class, as we learn how to make a New England classic, the Chocolate Chip Cookie. Inspired by his Connecticut adventure, James shows us a Spiced Oat Cake and Chocolate Chip Biscotti Biscuits.

Series 1 · Episode 13

James explores a Boston Hotel to find out what makes the Boston Cream Pie worthy of the title of State Dessert. Then he tastes the Boston born Chocolate Brownie before cooking a Chocolate and Coffee Cake and a Chocolate Brownie.

Series 1 · Episode 14

James visits a local distillery to meet two brothers who are reviving the city's history for Rum making, before heading to a local bakery that uses the rum to make a boozy Rum Cake. James creates a Cherry and Kirsch Pound Cake.

Series 1 · Episode 15

James discovers the town of Salem is not only famous for their witches; but also their Donuts. Before visiting an artisan bakery that is trying to bring a little bit of Paris to this sleepy Massachusetts town.