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How Much Do You Actually Know About Baking?

Would you make it on The Great British Bake Off?

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  1. 1. Which of these is a balloon whisk?

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    Kitchens Cook Shop / Via store.kitchenscookshop.co.uk
    Kitchens Cook Shop / Via store.kitchenscookshop.co.uk
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    Via restlesspalate.com
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    Argos / Via argos.co.uk
    Argos / Via argos.co.uk
  2. 2. Which type of sugar has the finest crystals?

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    Caster sugar
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    Granulated sugar
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    Demerara sugar
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    Icing/confectioner's sugar
  3. 3. Which one of these is a Bundt cake?

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    Katrin Morenz / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    Katrin Morenz / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    Kimberly Vardeman / Via en.wikipedia.org
    Kimberly Vardeman / Via en.wikipedia.org
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    thebittenword / Via Flickr: 22198928@N00
    thebittenword / Via Flickr: 22198928@N00
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    torange / Via torange.us
    torange / Via torange.us
  4. 4. What is the correct butter, flour, and sugar ratio for making a Victoria sponge cake?

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    1:1:1
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    2:1:1
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    2:2:1
  5. 5. What kind of ground nut do you traditionally use to make macarons?

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    Almond
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    Peanut
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    Coconut
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    Walnut
  6. 6. Which of these is often an ingredient in a pavlova?

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    Justus Blümer / Via Flickr: justusbluemer
    Vodka
    Justus Blümer / Via Flickr: justusbluemer
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    Heinz / Via amazon.co.uk
    Vinegar
    Heinz / Via amazon.co.uk
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    Wilton / Via amazon.co.uk
    Glycerine
    Wilton / Via amazon.co.uk
  7. 7. What does strong flour contain?

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    The whole wheat grain
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    Rye
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    More gluten than plain flour
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    A raising agent
  8. 8. What kind of dessert might you need to bake with a water bath in the oven?

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    Stacy Spensley / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    Coconut macaroons
    Stacy Spensley / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    Che / Via en.wikipedia.org
    Strudel
    Che / Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Hohum / Via en.wikipedia.org
    Cheesecake
    Hohum / Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Kimberly Vardeman / Via Flickr: kimberlykv
    Baked Alaska
    Kimberly Vardeman / Via Flickr: kimberlykv
  9. 9. Which type of pastry has egg bound in to it?

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    Choux pastry
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    Puff pastry
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    Flaky pastry
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    Filo pastry
  10. 10. Which fruit do you traditionally put in a Black Forest gâteau?

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    Elena Chochkova / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    Raspberries
    Elena Chochkova / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    Jeremy Keith / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    Cherries
    Jeremy Keith / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    Brian Prechtel / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    Strawberries
    Brian Prechtel / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    Seeminglee / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    Plums
    Seeminglee / Via commons.wikimedia.org
  11. 11. How should you melt chocolate?

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    Break it up and put it in a pan over a low heat
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    Put it in a bowl over a pan of simmering water
  12. 12. What is in royal icing that isn’t in glacé icing?

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    India Tree / Via amazon.com
    Caster sugar
    India Tree / Via amazon.com
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    Hohum / Via simple.wikipedia.org
    Butter
    Hohum / Via simple.wikipedia.org
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    Petr Kratochvil / Via public-domain-image.com
    Egg white
    Petr Kratochvil / Via public-domain-image.com
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    Maizena / Via amazon.co.uk
    Cornflour
    Maizena / Via amazon.co.uk
  13. 13. What is flambéing?

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    When you cover food with alcohol and set it on fire.
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    Baking something under a hot grill.
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    Baking something with a cook's blowtorch.
  14. 14. Which of these do you need to make honeycomb?

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    Eggs
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    Bicarbonate of soda
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    Neither of the above
 
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