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  • Connecticut Part II

    James is invited into the home of Connecticut local, who makes him a Jewish holiday honey cake, before lending a hand at a local cooking class.

  • Boston

    More cake adventures as James ventures into the kitchens of a Boston hotel to find out why Boston Cream Pie is called the state dessert of Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts

    In Boston, James visits a local distillery to meet two brothers who are reviving the city's history for rum making, before sampling a boozy rum cake.

  • Salem

    James finishes his cake travels in a town not only famous for its witches, but also its donuts. Inspired, James shows us the trick to making donuts at home.

Episode guide

James Martin's United Cakes of America

Series 1

James Martin's United Cakes of America

  • Virginia

    James Martin's great American cake adventure starts in Virginia, with a classic apple pie. He also discovers the New Orleans King Cake in a southern bakery.

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  • Washington DC and Maryland

    A quest to discover the best American cakes. James explores the US's obsession with cupcakes and samples the state dessert of Maryland.

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  • Baltimore

    James tries a Pimlico Cake in Baltimore, before heading for the Maryland countryside to taste a cake which is only made for six weeks of the year.

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  • Pennsylvania

    James Martin travels America looking for the finest cakes. In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he eats shoofly pie, before trying his hand at twisting pretzels.

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  • Philadelphia

    The cake-loving chef heads into Philadelphia, makes a Fire and Ice cake, and hunts for the notorious pumpple cake, which is baked with sweet pies inside!

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  • Philadelphia and New York

    Foodie fun as James samples Butter Cake and meets a man who has brought a taste of Florida to Brooklyn, making authentic Key Lime Pies.

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  • New York

    James visits a bakery made famous by Sex and the City. Back in the kitchen, James whips up a strawberry gateaux and has some fun with cornflake cookies.

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  • New York Part II

    James's cake adventures lead him to find out about two of New York's classic puddings, the New York cheesecake and Baked Alaska.

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  • Brooklyn

    James heads to Brooklyn, where a local baker shows him around, before making some Whoopie Pies. He then meets a larger than life Brooklyn baking master.

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  • Harlem and Connecticut

    James travels to Harlem to find a bakery in the heart of the community famous for its carrot cake, before moving on to a blueberry farm.

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  • Connecticut

    Chef James Martin searches for more great American cakes. He visits that American institution, the diner, for a traditional pancake breakfast.

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  • Connecticut Part II

    James is invited into the home of Connecticut local, who makes him a Jewish holiday honey cake, before lending a hand at a local cooking class.

  • Boston

    More cake adventures as James ventures into the kitchens of a Boston hotel to find out why Boston Cream Pie is called the state dessert of Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts

    In Boston, James visits a local distillery to meet two brothers who are reviving the city's history for rum making, before sampling a boozy rum cake.

  • Salem

    James finishes his cake travels in a town not only famous for its witches, but also its donuts. Inspired, James shows us the trick to making donuts at home.