Claire Makes Swirled Sesame Cake | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit


Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she bakes swirled sesame cake. This savory dessert, which is an amazing combination of cardamom, sesame and tahini, gives you a perfect "swirl" of flavor.

Check out the recipe here:
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  • Andrew Klager

    Andrew Klager

    Day ago

    The cake was sultry.

  • oelschlegel


    Day ago

    i want to see a series where brad makes claire's recipes and claire makes brad's.

  • Hazem Ahmed

    Hazem Ahmed

    Day ago

    Is it just me or is Claire a little bit off, or tired.

  • Breanna Messerschmidt

    Breanna Messerschmidt

    Day ago

    PAM?! Really?

  • Emily Schaab

    Emily Schaab

    Day ago

    Lol she used non stick spray to get the parchment to stick to the pan.

  • alexnd1ke393


    2 days ago

    Claire is a queen! Need sooo much more of her in my day

  • Queen Sectonia

    Queen Sectonia

    2 days ago


  • Ras Alghul

    Ras Alghul

    2 days ago

    This video should have way more views!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  • Taco Cat

    Taco Cat

    3 days ago

    Who's Artisan and why is their name on the side of the Mixer?

  • London1869


    3 days ago

    Can I triple this recipe without adjustments?

  • Khaled K

    Khaled K

    3 days ago

    Claire is sort of like my therapist tbh

  • Michael Snake

    Michael Snake

    3 days ago

    Jesus that sugar?!?!?!? That's so unhealthy! You guys over there trying to encourage people to get heart disease and die?

  • Jackie Hong

    Jackie Hong

    3 days ago

    moist cake... no juicy cake? YES YES YES

  • Pank


    3 days ago

    I used to have a girlfriend named Pam but she wouldn't fit in that pan

  • Kerbal Space Command

    Kerbal Space Command

    5 days ago

    I'm glad Claire is getting more videos, she's the only one I watch.

  • inoch07


    5 days ago


  • Alex Loredo

    Alex Loredo

    5 days ago

    Is it just me or is Claire literally the cutest living being ever?

  • Jason Bucy

    Jason Bucy

    6 days ago

    Everyone loves Clair. Her videos average 5X-10X more view than any other Bon videos. I hope they pay her accordingly.

  • Ras Alghul

    Ras Alghul

    6 days ago

    I love Claire

  • Mijacogeo


    6 days ago

    Sorry to be that guy, but in the fact box at 0:46, it should say "e.g." not "i.e."

  • Savanna Ramsfield

    Savanna Ramsfield

    6 days ago

    Just call it soft

  • MrTingles


    6 days ago

    I personally don't like the poppy/vanilla variant, it's usually bone dry. I've had good experiences with oil-based cakes, so I wonder if this sesame version might be worth a try...

  • John Kohanski

    John Kohanski

    6 days ago

    I made this for dessert for Sunday dinner today, it was just meh. Sorry, not a winner.

  • Kat Sam

    Kat Sam

    6 days ago

    I'd watch Claire boil water

  • Raging Gamer

    Raging Gamer

    7 days ago

    Does anyone know what ended up happening for that bit where claire was gone for awhile? My understanding was she was no longer with bon appetit but now i don't really see brad anymore on the channel, are they just on vacation?

  • JohnnyBuschi


    7 days ago

    "Mr. Homolka... Stop eating my sesame cake... STOP EATING MY SESAME CAKE!"

  • Jordan Balke

    Jordan Balke

    7 days ago

    I wish they’d process the audio a little more. These videos are great but the background humming noises are so obnoxious

  • William Estrada

    William Estrada

    8 days ago

    ))))))). 🕶️👋.

  • Ross Campoli

    Ross Campoli

    8 days ago


  • BleedTheWineUnholy


    9 days ago

    People need to grow up, it's just a word, m o i s t, GET OVET IT ALREADY

  • Benny Powers

    Benny Powers

    9 days ago

    Say it with me now: "teh... HEE... nuhh"

  • Michael Horodowicz

    Michael Horodowicz

    9 days ago

    Love it.

  • Nicholas Quarino

    Nicholas Quarino

    9 days ago

    I love Claire so much!

  • SweetBizou


    9 days ago

    Can you try making gourmet Starbucks Coffee Cake? But like the *original* one, from 10 years ago. The really good, darker colored one, not the bland Sysco one they sell now.

  • Matt Kwikest

    Matt Kwikest

    9 days ago

    I still don't understand why moist is a word that makes people cringe. its just a word. if you have cringy connotations about it, maybe you got a dirty mind - and cant come to terms with it.

  • nattsurfaren


    9 days ago

    Looks like swirled mold cake

  • Michel Pariseau

    Michel Pariseau

    9 days ago

    There are so many things to like about this video. Claire is an exceptional teacher and communicator, explaining each technique clearly and simply. In addition to just being a delightful beautiful human being, her honesty and simple self-confidence is beguiling. What a treat it is to watch you, Claire! Thank you for sharing your gifts. Michel

  • Ace Lightning

    Ace Lightning

    9 days ago

    I wonder what a slice of that cake/bread would be like if I toasted it?

  • sinny k

    sinny k

    9 days ago

    Claire seems really depressed in this video. What's going on?

  • Russell Brown

    Russell Brown

    9 days ago

    This is an older video, isn't it? She seems to have less gray.

  • Skinperiod Inc.

    Skinperiod Inc.

    10 days ago

    hydrated my g

  • Bestsk8eva


    10 days ago

    Where’s the dehydrator though Claire? 😂

  • Nick O

    Nick O

    10 days ago

    Beautifully saturated

  • Turn Left

    Turn Left

    10 days ago

    Ikr. I wonder if Claire would let me make the sexy time in her

  • orion khan

    orion khan

    10 days ago

    No one tasted it on camera aside from *Claire* ?

  • AKsmitherz


    10 days ago

    Juicy. Juicy bread.

  • Espen Oset

    Espen Oset

    10 days ago


  • Nico Yazawa

    Nico Yazawa

    10 days ago

    I just want Claire to hug me with her gigantic mommy bear arms.

  • Stephanie Hackathorn

    Stephanie Hackathorn

    10 days ago

    Claire's hot AF

  • Jess Boo

    Jess Boo

    10 days ago

    Is she officially back in bon appetit??

  • Zoo9a


    10 days ago

    Claire the kind of woman that makes you wish you're not single

  • Raven Mitchell

    Raven Mitchell

    11 days ago

    Claire please do a Q and A! I know more about Brad than you from this channel. Love yah❤

  • Nocure92


    11 days ago


  • lily


    11 days ago

    did anyone notice in the beginning that chris didn't open his mouth but was still responding to claire? lol must've been an editing thing, but i was just like ??

  • lily


    11 days ago

    Michele N Claire turned around and said “Chris” and was staring at him while he was (supposedly) responding

  • Michele N

    Michele N

    11 days ago

    I thought that was the camera person?

  • ChubbyGirl KetoBeginning

    ChubbyGirl KetoBeginning

    11 days ago

    hydrated cake? lol

  • Hungry Caterpillar

    Hungry Caterpillar

    11 days ago

    I’m sorry but I thought it was unprofessional of you to yell the recipe over the mixer...

  • yugisr


    11 days ago

    I'm still waiting for a BA cookbook titled "Greatest Saff(H)itz"

  • синий кот

    синий кот

    11 days ago

    two claire videos in a row!!!

  • Bosphorus Way

    Bosphorus Way

    11 days ago

    This is called marble cake in Turkey

  • Andrew James

    Andrew James

    11 days ago

    bon appétit's best girl!

  • Zachary Rivera

    Zachary Rivera

    11 days ago

    Can you make gourmet Quaker granola bars

  • Movie Effects Pro

    Movie Effects Pro

    11 days ago

    Please make a jolly rancher Claire!

  • Antonio Norman

    Antonio Norman

    11 days ago

    Anyone else miss Brad? Good times...

  • Anonymous User

    Anonymous User

    11 days ago

    Claire be looking like a snacc 👀

  • Albdruck


    11 days ago

    "Really good with a cup of tea" Me: I'm sold.

  • Viking Hans

    Viking Hans

    11 days ago

    "A nice, hydrated cake." There you go. You never have to say moist ever again.

  • chad


    11 days ago

    why not brad lately

  • A.S.M.A


    11 days ago

    This bch making this cake as if it is a nuclear bomb ! It’s a damn sesame cake ! Even children can make it

  • Miya McManus

    Miya McManus

    11 days ago

    “Claire makes gourmet SweetTarts”

  • Jace Beleren

    Jace Beleren

    11 days ago

    Question: Can you somehow take parts of this recipe for other quick bread recipes if you want make your own?

  • Daniel Rodriguez

    Daniel Rodriguez

    11 days ago

    BA - what else could you use instead of the sesame seeds (allergy)?

  • Jewell Morgan

    Jewell Morgan

    11 days ago

    Claire could literally make anything and I’d watch it

  • Kevin Breckman

    Kevin Breckman

    11 days ago

    I hope Bon Appetit gets Claire to do more videos like this and not the ones where she tries to make a certain food

  • Mr Meme

    Mr Meme

    11 days ago

    Where’s brad and vinny???

  • Eleanor Vidmar

    Eleanor Vidmar

    11 days ago

    Claire, can you make macarons?

  • onmyway221


    11 days ago

    What’s wrong with Claire?

  • Gustavo Prato

    Gustavo Prato

    12 days ago


  • carolbuzelim


    12 days ago

    Why she can't say moist? I never understand why people don't like that word

  • Harriet Bleu

    Harriet Bleu

    12 days ago

    Attempt gourmet loft house pink frosted sugar cookies!!! PLS

  • orionHCCA


    12 days ago

    Thicc and pale ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • Denise DeCamp

    Denise DeCamp

    12 days ago

    I wait for Claire videos ... and wait and wait and wait and then... the sun rises. 🤗🤓

  • Midnight


    12 days ago

    Make gourmet gum please

  • Brian Newton

    Brian Newton

    12 days ago

    Call it hydrated well. lol

  • Michael Baum

    Michael Baum

    12 days ago

    Claire. Don’t grind coffee in that. Please.

  • Molly Payton

    Molly Payton

    12 days ago

    Does anyone think I could use almond or coconut yogurt to make it dairy free?

  • Madison DeMarse

    Madison DeMarse

    12 days ago

    You should try to make a kinder egg

  • MajorTomTGC


    12 days ago

    I hope you guys go on to great things, Loved the channel

  • chaimoss1


    12 days ago

    why she looks so sad in this vid!?

  • Sebastian Vogel

    Sebastian Vogel

    12 days ago


  • Richard Scheibel

    Richard Scheibel

    12 days ago

    Last month I binge watched every Claire video. All is good, now that she finally dropped a new one. Please bring back the "Pastry Chef Makes Gourmet ..." videos.

  • Cameron Johnson

    Cameron Johnson

    11 days ago

    Bring them back? They never stopped lol

  • Shannon L

    Shannon L

    12 days ago

    She seems tired

  • Kat Lilek

    Kat Lilek

    12 days ago

    I call a cake spongey instead of saying that gross word...

  • Nick Adelman

    Nick Adelman

    12 days ago

    looks delicious... but i would call that marbled vs swirled

  • Faith Fox

    Faith Fox

    12 days ago

    I'm really curious about why this/not that. She does a great job of explaining the leavening chemistry, but I am really curious about why oil and not butter, and why full fat yogurt rather than greek.

  • Michael Gans

    Michael Gans

    12 days ago me. I want to eat your moist cake. I mean that in a perverted way.

  • Patrick Horgan

    Patrick Horgan

    12 days ago

    My favorite

  • TNTrotoluene


    12 days ago

    I hope everything is okay at the BA kitchen. Claire seems a bit nervous and all over the place in this video. I can't really put my finger on it, but something about this video felt different. Also a weird audio thing at 9:25.

  • Gordon Ng

    Gordon Ng

    12 days ago

    The only reason why I watch this Channel is for Claire to make 'gourmet' versions of junk food. What is this normal food stuff?

  • internetandspace


    12 days ago


  • Daniel


    12 days ago

    Great video! Claire seems really baked baking this bread!

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