KEN BURNS' CAKE: AN EIGHT-PART "BAKE"UMENTARY

Here's a peek at something that has become a company tradition. One long-time PBS employee (@laur_laur_42) bakes a Ken Burns-inspired cake to commemorate the premiere of his films. Don't forget - Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon's "Jackie Robinson" airs April 11-12 at 9/8c on @PBS.
  1. 1.
    Jackie Robinson (2016)
    Featuring his Dodgers hat in fondant and popcorn-topped cupcakes, this Jackie Robinson cake was a home-run today.
  2. 2.
    The Roosevelts (2014)
    The Roosevelt family coat of arms and a mini-cakes with portraits of FDR, Eleanor, and Teddy
  3. 3.
    The Address (2014)
    The Gettysburg Address handwritten on a cake - that's detail
  4. 4.
    Central Park Five (2012)
    You have to admire the texturing of the stencil work.
  5. 5.
    The Dust Bowl (2012)
    Trust us - the era was dry and desolate, but the cake was flavorful and decadent!
  6. 6.
    Baseball: The Tenth Inning (2010)
    Three cakes in one - a stadium, bats, and baseballs
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    Prohibition (2009)
    This barrel cake included mini-Blue Moon Cakes to look like beer.
  8. 8.
    National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009)
    The cake that started it all!