James Martin's United Cakes of America
A British chef travels across America in search of the country's greatest cakes, uncovering the stories and recipes behind these famed desserts.
S01:E01 - Virginia - Apple Pie/King Cake
Classic apple pie; New Orleans king cake; apple crumble cake; a cinnamon and cream cheese bake.
S01:E02 - Washington DC and Maryland - Cupcakes/Smith Island
James visits Washington, D.C., to discover America's obsession with cupcakes; Smith Island cake.
S01:E03 - Baltimore - Coffee Cake/Peach Pie
James tries a Pimlico Cake in Baltimore; a cake which is only made for six weeks of the year.
S01:E04 - Pennslyvania - Treacle/Banoffee Ice Cream
In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, James eats shoofly pie, before trying his hand at twisting pretzels.
S01:E05 - Philadelphia - Lemon Curd Buns/Fire & Ice Cake
A Fire and Ice cake; a hunt for the notorious pumpple cake.
S01:E06 - Philadelphia and Brooklyn - Fig & Butter Cake/Lime Snow Granola
Butter Cake; a man who has brought a taste of Florida to Brooklyn; making authentic Key Lime Pies.
S01:E07 - Manhattan and Brooklyn - Instant Strawberry/Cornflake Cookies
James makes a strawberry gateaux and has fun with cornflake cookies.
S01:E08 - Manhattan - Ginger & Banoffee Cheesecake/Coffee & Banana Alaska
New York's classic puddings; the New York cheesecake; Baked Alaska.
S01:E09 - Brooklyn
James heads to Brooklyn, where a local baker shows him around, before making some Whoopie Pies.
S01:E10 - Harlem and Connecticut
James travels to Harlem to find a bakery famous for its carrot cake.
S01:E11 - Connecticut
James visits an American diner for a traditional pancake breakfast and a food magazine office.
S01:E12 - Hartford
A Connecticut woman makes James a Jewish holiday honey cake.
S01:E13 - Boston
James ventures into the kitchens of a Boston hotel to find out about the Boston cream pie.
S01:E14 - Massachusetts
A visit to a Boston distillery where he meets two brothers reviving the city's rum making history.
S01:E15 - Salem
James discovers that Salem, Mass. is not only famous for their witches but also their donuts.