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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. Via Getty Images
    Via Getty Images
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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. Opening the oven to check on the cake
    Too much baking powder has been added to the batter
    The cake tin has not been lined and greased thoroughly
    Too much sugar has been added to the batter
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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. Cheesecake
    Cheesecake
    Angel food cake
    Angel food cake
    Battenberg cake
    Battenberg cake
    Tres leches cake
    Tres leches cake
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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. 1:1:1:1
    1:2:3:4
    1:1:2:1
    1:2:2:2
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A pound cake is traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar.

  5. Via Amazon
    Via Amazon
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    Wrong!

    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. Egg
    Egg
    Cookies
    Cookies
    Butter
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    Butter
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A New York Cheesecake is traditionally made using a cookie dough base, and not using crushed prepared cookies or graham crackers.

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

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    Princess cake
    Marzipan cake
    Chiffon cake
    Whoopie pie
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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. Layer cake
    Boston mud pie
    Mille-feuille
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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. Palm oil
    Palm oil
    Lemon
    Lemon
    Almonds
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    Almonds
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Marzipan is made using almond meal, and sometimes almond oil, or extract.

  11. The process of adding filling to pastry layer by layer, rather than overwhelming the pastry with all the weight concentrated in one area
    Combining ingredients without stirring, beating or otherwise disturbing the mixture
    Adding the ingredients in a series of small additions, to ensure a smooth, equal batter is formed
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Folding in" ingredients means to gently combine them without stirring, beating, or otherwise disturbing the mixture.

  12. France
    France
    Germany
    Germany
    United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
    Sweden
    Sweden
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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
    Upside down cake
    Magdalena

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