Quiz: How much do you really know about baking?

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Want to find out how your general knowledge of baking ingredients, processes, history, and terminology stacks up? Well, this is the quiz for you.

Let's start things off easily – how many is a baker's dozen?

  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14

Which of these is a required ingredient for making brioche dough?

  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Lard
  • Butter

Which ancient culture baked the first known cakes?

  • Greeks
  • Egyptians
  • Romans
  • Aztecs

Which biological kingdom does yeast belong to?

  • Animalia
  • Plantae
  • Fungi
  • Protista

Which of these is NOT a type of oven?

  • Hibachi oven
  • Clome oven
  • Beehive oven
  • Tabun oven

What type of pastry is used to make eclairs?

  • Shortcrust pastry
  • Filo pastry
  • Choux pastry
  • Puff pastry

Who is the patron saint of bakers?

  • Saint HonorĂ©
  • Saint Lawrence
  • Saint Ignatius
  • Saint Patrick

How tall was the cake that holds the Guinness World Record for tallest cake ever made?

  • 25 metres (82 feet)
  • 33 metres (108 feet)
  • 46 metres (151 feet)
  • 99 metres (324 feet)

Which of these is the only legally correct name for this baked good?

  • Anzac cookie
  • Anzac wafer
  • Anzac biscuit
  • Anzac cake

Which territory did cookies originate from during the 7th century?

  • Roman Britannia
  • Persia
  • Crimea
  • Kingdom of Ravenna

What is the defining characteristic of unleavened bread?

  • It doesn't contain salt
  • It doesn't contain flour
  • It doesn't contain water
  • It doesn't contain yeast

Which of these cookies/biscuits is twice baked?

  • Shortbread
  • Bizcochito
  • Biscotti
  • Russian teacakes

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