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Baking Basics

Subject : cooking
  • Answer 29 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. How would you measure 3/4 c sugar with only 2 scoops?

2. What gets stronger the longer you mix it?

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

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

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

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

7. To mix thoroughly and add air to foods.

8. How many quarts are in one gallon?

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

10. To cook by dry heat in an oven.

11. To mix or blend two or more ingredients.

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

13. Brown sugar is granulated sugar coated with what?

14. The number of servings a recipe makes.

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

16. How many teaspoons are in 3 tablespoons?

17. Examples include sugar - molasses - and honey.

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

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

20. The two most common liquids used in baking

21. Provides sweetness and browning to baked goods.

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

23. To mix in a circular motion.

24. To beat ingredients - such as shortening and sugar - until soft and creamy.

25. What are the two most common leavening agents?

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

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

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

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