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

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 Jan 30, 2017

1 of 15Pick one!

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

2 of 15Pick one!

Blind baking means baking without peeking into the oven.

3 of 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

4 of 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

5 of 15Pick one!

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

6 of 15Pick one!

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

7 of 15Pick one!

What cheese is used in tiramisu?
Cream cheese

8 of 15Pick one!

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

9 of 15Pick one!

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

10 of 15Pick one!

_____ is a cake made with separated eggs.
Angel food

11 of 15Pick one!

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

12 of 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 curdle
The mixture will turn out lumpy

13 of 15Pick one!

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

14 of 15Pick one!

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

15 of 15Pick one!

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