Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This Baking Test, You're A True Chef

Good things come to those who bake!

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 Jan 30, 2017
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Question: 1/15Pick one!


Which of the following types of flour has the highest starch content?
All-purpose flour
Pastry flour
Cake flour

Question: 2/15Pick one!


Blind baking means baking without peeking into the oven.
TRUE
FALSE

Question: 3/15Pick one!


What is bain-marie?
A container holding hot water into which a pan is placed for slow cooking
The process of melting butter
A type of sugar

Question: 4/15Pick one!


When making pie dough, what does "cutting into the butter" refer to?
Greasing the pan
Removing the butter
Incorporating pieces of cold butter in the flour

Question: 5/15Pick one!


Pans should be filled no more than one-half to two-thirds full.
TRUE
FALSE

Question: 6/15Pick one!


Which cake ingredient does NOT act as a tenderizer and interfere with gluten formation?
Egg
Starch
Fats

Question: 7/15Pick one!


What cheese is used in tiramisu?
Mascarpone
Cream cheese
Brie

Question: 8/15Pick one!


What fruit puree is often used as a fat substitute in baking?
Banana puree
Pumpkin puree
Applesauce

Question: 9/15Pick one!


What is in baking powder that allows a cake to rise?
Yeast
Baking soda and cornstarch
Baking soda, acid, and cornstarch

Question: 10/15Pick one!


_____ is a cake made with separated eggs.
Spongecake
Genoise
Angel food

Question: 11/15Pick one!


What is traditional ratio of sugar to butter and flour in shortbread?
One part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour
Two part sugar, one part butter, and three parts flour
Two part sugar, two parts butter, and two parts flour

Question: 12/15Pick one!


If you use eggs straight from the fridge when baking, what will often go wrong?
The cake won't rise
The mixture will turn out lumpy
The mixture will curdle

Question: 13/15Pick one!


Which one of these is not a traditional ingredient in Yorkshire parkin cake?
Oats
Ginger
Orange zest

Question: 14/15Pick one!


What kind of pastry are chocolate eclairs and profiteroles made from?
Filo pastry
Shortcrust pastry
Choux pastry

Question: 15/15Pick one!


The outside of a loaf is called the crust. What is the inside called?
The bread
The dough
The crumb
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