Baking Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Take the challenge!

Do you know how to bake delicious desserts? Take this quiz to answer questions about some common baking terms!

 Oct 07, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many donuts are in a "baker's dozen"?
10
16
13

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is Agave nectar?
A type of cake icing
A type of salt
A type of sweetner

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: A batard is a type of bread.
False
True

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What is it called to tie together three or more long pieces of dough?
Weave
Braid
Ponytail

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To remove the seeded, inner portion of a fruit is called ___.
Plugging
Coring
Drilling

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What is docking?
Putting uncooked bread into an oven
Making a sliced loaf of a bread
Cutting into the surface of bread/rolls for proper expansion while baking

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What is an additive-free, coarse-grained salt called?
Himalayan salt
Kosher salt
Flake salt

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a cobbler?
A slice of cake covered with fruit
Fruit filling topped with a biscuit dough
A type of pie

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is cream of tartar?
Tartar sauce
An acid used as a leavening agent
Half-and-half cream

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To proof bread is to:
Roll it in cornstarch
Slice it
Allow yeast to activate

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What is creaming?
The process of mixing sugars and fats
Allowing meringue to rise
Putting icing on dessert

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What is an egg wash?
A peeled hard boiled egg
A mixture that gives a rich color or gloss to the crust of a baked good
An egg that has been run under water

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What does punch down describe?
Putting holes in donuts
Using less sugar in the recipe
Deflating dough

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To garnish something is:
To decorate a finished dish with colorful food to make it look pretty
To cut baked goods into geometric patterns
To add more salt

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is French term for a water bath?
Bain-Capital
Bain-Fleur
Bain-Marie

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What does curdling describe?
When a mixture becomes smooth
When a mixture separates into its component parts
When a mixture is thickened

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What does it mean to dredge?
To allow a yeasted dough to rise
To mix two things together using a gentle lifting and turning motion
To coat an ingredient with a dry ingredient

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When baking, what does it mean to beat something?
Add different ingredients
Stir something fast in order to remove the air
Slam something down on the table
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