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Baking Basics

Subject : cooking
  • Answer 29 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. To beat ingredients - such as shortening and sugar - until soft and creamy.

2. How would you measure 3/4 c sugar with only 2 scoops?

3. How many tablespoons are in 1/8 cup?

4. To mix in a circular motion.

5. To mix a solid fat into a flour mixture using a pastry blender or two knives.

6. Adds moisture and is needed to develop the gluten.

7. To change levels in the oven and turn 180 degrees.

8. What kind of liquid do you need to react to baking soda

9. To beat quickly and vigorously to incorporate air and increase volume.

10. To gently mix a light mixture into a heavier one.

11. How many quarts are in one gallon?

12. Provides sweetness and browning to baked goods.

13. Examples include sugar - molasses - and honey.

14. What are the two most common leavening agents?

15. How many teaspoons are in 3 tablespoons?

16. Vegetable oil should be stored in a ____ ____ ____.

17. To mix or blend two or more ingredients.

18. To mix thoroughly and add air to foods.

19. The main ingredient which provides gluten and forms the structure of baked products.

20. Brown sugar is granulated sugar coated with what?

21. To rub the inside of a baking dish or pan with fat to keep contents from sticking.

22. How many tablespoons are in a stick of butter?

23. Enables baked goods to rise and become light and porous.

24. The number of servings a recipe makes.

25. To cook by dry heat in an oven.

26. The two most common liquids used in baking

27. What gets stronger the longer you mix it?

28. Setting the correct baking temperature before you put the baked goods in it

29. The color or _______ of the baking pan has an effect on the baking process