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You Can Only Eat Cake If You Get 9/13 On This Quiz

This quiz takes the cake.

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  1. Which of these is a Bundt pan?
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    A Bundt pan generally has a fluted lining but it's most defining element is the central "chimney" giving the cake a distinctive ring shape.

  2. Which of these is NOT a reason a cake might sink?
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    Opening the oven to check on the cake
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    Too much baking powder has been added to the batter
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    The cake tin has not been lined and greased thoroughly
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    Too much sugar has been added to the batter
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    A cake may "sink" or "fall" if the batter has been left too long before baking, the baking temperature is too low or high, it is exposed to cool air from opening the oven while making, too much sugar, flour, or leavening has been added, or it has been overbeaten.

  3. Which of these cakes must be made without egg yolk?
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    Cheesecake
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    Angel food cake
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    Battenberg cake
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    Tres leches cake
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    An angel food cake depends on the air beaten into egg whites in order to rise. The rest of the cakes could potentially be made with egg yolks.

  4. What is the correct ratio of ingredients in a pound cake?
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    1:1:1:1
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    1:2:3:4
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    1:1:2:1
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    1:2:2:2
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    A pound cake is traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar.

  5. Which of these is a ribbon cutter?
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    A ribbon cutter is used to cut lengths of fondant to decorate cakes with. The second picture is of a fondant smoother and the third is of some pizza scissors.

  6. Which ingredient do you NOT find in the crust of a New York Cheesecake?
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    Egg
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    Cookies
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    Butter
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    A New York Cheesecake is traditionally made using a cookie dough base, and not using crushed prepared cookies or graham crackers.

  7. What is royal icing?
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    Icing made with icing sugar and egg whites
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    Icing made with icing sugar and gelatin
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    Icing made with icing sugar and heavy cream
  8. What is the name of this cake?

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    Princess cake
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    Marzipan cake
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    Chiffon cake
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    Whoopie pie
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    A princess cake is a Swedish cake made of alternating layers of sponge cake and whipped cream, a layer of berry jam and custard, topped with a layer of green marzipan.

  9. Which of these cakes is made using layers of puff pastry?
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    Layer cake
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    Boston mud pie
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    Mille-feuille
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    Mille-feuille is made up of 3 layers of puff pastry with two layers of pastry cream, and sometimes jam.

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  10. What is the distinctive ingredient of Marzipan icing?
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    Palm oil
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    Lemon
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    Almonds
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    Marzipan is made using almond meal, and sometimes almond oil, or extract.

  11. What is meant by the term "folding in"?
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    The process of adding filling to pastry layer by layer, rather than overwhelming the pastry with all the weight concentrated in one area
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    Combining ingredients without stirring, beating or otherwise disturbing the mixture
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    Adding the ingredients in a series of small additions, to ensure a smooth, equal batter is formed
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    "Folding in" ingredients means to gently combine them without stirring, beating, or otherwise disturbing the mixture.

  12. What country does the Black Forest gateau come from?
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    France
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    Germany
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    United Kingdom
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    Sweden
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    The Black Forest gateau originated in Germany, and is named after the specialty liqueur from the Black Forest mountain range in south-western Germany.

  13. What type of cake is this?

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    Sticky pudding cake
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    Upside down cake
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    Magdalena
 
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