Martha Bakes: Martha Stewart's New TV Show

We've baked a lot of recipes from Martha Stewart over the years — her precise cooking style and beautiful plating are especially inspiring when we're making desserts.

So we were interested to hear that next week Martha is debuting Martha Bakes, a new TV show which will teach viewers how to master various baking techniques over the course of thirteen episodes.We've always appreciated the Martha Stewart method of introducing a well-explained base recipe — say, shortbread — and then offering numerous recipes for variations (a green tea shortbread, a black-and-white layered shortbread). Martha Bakes will follow the same method, teaching the fundamental techniques for base recipes like pâte à choux and following up with instructions for related recipes like éclairs topped with maple-espresso icing.

Each episode will focus on a different topic, from yellow cake to yeast dough, and will demystify "everything from how to make the perfect, no-crack cheesecake to how to create the ultimate devil’s food cake." The show starts Monday, January 31 at 11 AM ET on the Hallmark Channel.

Find out more: Martha Bakes - The Hallmark Channel

Are you a Martha Stewart fan? Is this a show you'll be watching?

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(Image: Martha Stewart)

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