How Much Do You REALLY Know About Cake?

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  1. What type of icing is this?

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    Glacé icing
    Buttercream
    Poured fondant
    Royal icing
  2. Which of these would you traditionally add to red velvet cake mix?

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    Buttermilk
    Double cream
    Cream of Tartar
    Shortening
  3. What stops rolled fondant icing from setting solid?

    Butter
    Via Renee Comet (National Cancer Institute/Wikimedia Commons
    Butter
    Gelatine and glycerine
    Via Dr Oetker/Culpitt/Amazon
    Gelatine and glycerine
    Vodka
    Via Absolut/Amazon
    Vodka
    Baking soda
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    Baking soda
  4. What might you bake into an English Christmas cake as a token of good luck?

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    A coin
    Via Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge/Wikimedia Commons
    A coin
    A thimble
    Via Pavel Krok
    A thimble
    A ring
    Via TungstenRepublic/Deviant Art
    A ring
  5. When would you eat a Simnel cake?

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    Christmas
    Hanukkah
    Easter
    Rosh Hashanah
  6. What is the primary flavour of marzipan?

    Almond
    Via mamadela/Thinkstock
    Almond
    Vanilla
    Via Nielsen-Massey/Amazon
    Vanilla
    Lemon
    Via lepas2004/Thinkstock
    Lemon
    Chocolate
    Via AndrisTkachenko/Thinkstock
    Chocolate
  7. What spirit would you traditionally put in a Black Forest Gateaux?

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    Kirsch
    Scotch
    Kahlua
    Cinzano
  8. Which of these is a bundt cake tin?

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    Via Graeme Bartlett/Wikimedia Commons
    Via David BenbennickWikimedia Commons
    Via sanapadh/Thinkstock
  9. What country does Kransekage (wreath cake) come from?

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    Germany
    Via Wikimedia Commons
    Germany
    Denmark
    Via Wikimedia Commons
    Denmark
    Switzerland
    Via Wikimedia Commons
    Switzerland
    Belgium
    Via Wikimedia Commons
    Belgium
  10. What is ganache made from?

    Chocolate
    Via AndrisTkachenko/Thinkstock
    Chocolate
    Orange
    Via Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock
    Orange
    Peanut butter
    Via Magone/Thinkstock
    Peanut butter
    Coconut
    Via Bestfotostudio/Thinkstock
    Coconut
  11. How do you traditionally make cake pops?

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    Bake a cupcake into a perfect sphere
    Scoop round cake shaped balls out of a cake
    Mix cake crumbs with icing and roll the mix into a ball
    Cut a cupcake into a sphere
  12. What country did mooncakes originate in?

    Lybil BER/Wikimedia Commons
    Malaysia
    China
    Japan
    South Korea
  13. What kind of cake is this?

    Mindmatrix/Wikimedia Commons
    Mississippi mud pie
    Whoopie pie
    Angel food cake
    Boston cream pie

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