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Baking Basics

Subject : cooking
  • Answer 29 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Setting the correct baking temperature before you put the baked goods in it

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

3. To mix thoroughly and add air to foods.

4. The two most common liquids used in baking

5. What are the two most common leavening agents?

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

7. How many teaspoons are in 3 tablespoons?

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

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

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

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

12. To mix in a circular motion.

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

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

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

16. Examples include sugar - molasses - and honey.

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

18. What gets stronger the longer you mix it?

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

20. Provides sweetness and browning to baked goods.

21. The number of servings a recipe makes.

22. To mix or blend two or more ingredients.

23. Brown sugar is granulated sugar coated with what?

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

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

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

27. To cook by dry heat in an oven.

28. How many quarts are in one gallon?

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