Baker’s Quiz

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  1. Baker’s dozen
  2. 8 ounces = ________.
  3. Add this to milk to make a substitution for buttermilk.
  4. Add this to fruit to keep it from turning brown.
  5. The decorative edge of a pie crust is made by _______ the edge.
  6. 3 teaspoons = ________.
  7. Name the basic ingredients for a pie crust.
  8. Name a spice used in pumpkin pie.
  9. To blanch means to _______.
  10.  Name 4 different kinds of quick breads.
  11. Name two ingredients in frosting.
  12. This ingredient is good for baking and cleaning!
  13. Name a key ingredient in meringue.
  14. What does blind-baking mean?
  15. 4 pecks = _______.
  16. What can be used as a substitute for granulated sugar?
  17. What does it mean to dot a pie?
  18. What can you dust with in the kitchen?

Answers:

  1. 13
  2. 1 cup
  3. lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
  4. lemon juice
  5. fluting
  6. 1 tablespoon
  7. flour, salt, shortening, and water
  8. cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, or cloves
  9. Blanching means to place in boiling water for a brief time, then immerse into cold water. (Like in loosening the skins of fruits such as peaches or vegetables such as tomatoes.)
  10. Quick breads can include biscuits, corn bread, muffins, coffee cakes, breads such as banana bread, pancakes, waffles, etc…
  11. shortening, powdered sugar, milk, vanilla extract
  12. baking soda
  13. egg whites or cream of tartar
  14. Blind-baking means to bake a pie crust without any filling. Usually used for pudding or cream pies.
  15. 1 bushel
  16. brown sugar or powdered sugar
  17. to dot a pie means to cut up small amounts of butter and spread out over the top of a pie filling
  18. In the kitchen you can dust with flour or sugar

 

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