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1. What type of oven, popular in bakeries, circulates hot air to bake items evenly?
2. In baking, what does the term “proofing” refer to?
3. What is the most expensive spice used in baking, often found in Swedish and Dutch pastries?
4. What was the original purpose of adding fruit to cake?
5. Which country holds the record for baking the world’s largest bread loaf?
6. What is the main ingredient in a traditional pound cake?
7. The world’s most expensive loaf of bread is made with what ingredient?
8. Who invented the cupcake?
9. What does the French baking term “bain-marie” refer to?
10. What’s the name of the cookie that holds the title for the world’s most sold cookie?
11. What is the oldest known baked good that is still commonly eaten today?
12. What popular dessert’s name literally means “lightning” in French?
13. What baking ingredient can be used as a natural food coloring to achieve a vibrant red hue?
14. What is the world record for the most layers in a baked cake?
15. Who is considered the father of modern French pastry?
16. Which country is known for inventing pretzels?
17. Which famous bakery started the trend of the ‘Cronut’?
18. What is the name of the tart named after the German word for “cheese”?
19. What is the highest temperature usually used in baking?
20. What’s the name of the traditional Italian Easter bread, often shaped like a dove?
21. What is the purpose of ‘sifting’ flour during baking?
22. What type of dough is used to make croissants?
23. Which country is known for inventing the baguette?
24. What is the main ingredient in a meringue?
25. What is the world’s largest cookie measured in diameter?
26. What temperature does sugar need to reach to become caramel?
27. Which country is known for its tradition of smörgåsbord, which often includes a variety of breads and pastries?
28. What is a common baking technique that involves cooking by dry heat, especially in some kind of oven?
29. What is the oldest known type of bread, which was cooked on hot stones?
30. What bread product is typically associated with the Jewish culture and is traditionally braided?
31. What is the technique of mixing a light mixture with a heavier one without releasing air bubbles called?
32. What is the name of a rich, sweet dessert bar that is made from flour, sugar, and eggs and baked in a shallow rectangular pan?
33. What is the world record for the most cupcakes made in one hour?
34. What is the term for a baking mix of flour, sugar, and other ingredients, to which liquid is added to make a batter?
35. What is the name for a bread roll in the shape of a knot or a twisted knot?
36. What is the term for a bread product that is based on a style of bread traditionally made in Italy?
37. What is the process that makes bread rise called?
38. What is the name for a type of bread made from a basic lean dough, and characterized by its hollow, round shape?
39. What is a typical ingredient in gluten-free baking?
40. What type of sweet bread originally comes from Milan, Italy, and is traditionally made for Christmas?
41. Who is credited with inventing the chocolate chip cookie?
42. What is the chemical leavener often used in cake recipes to help the batter rise during baking?
43. What are the main ingredients in a traditional French baguette?
44. What traditional Scottish biscuit is made from oats, flour, butter, sugar, and baking soda?
45. What type of oven, usually dome-shaped, is traditionally used to bake pizza?
46. What popular pastry originated in Denmark but is often called a “Danish” in English-speaking countries?
47. What is the purpose of scoring, or making shallow cuts, in the surface of bread dough before baking?
48. In baking terminology, what is a ‘crumb’?
49. What pastry is traditionally associated with the region of Brittany, France, and is made with a large amount of butter?
50. What is the term for a small, individual-sized quick bread made from wheat flour, cornmeal, or potato that is typically served with dinner?
51. What do you call the Italian dessert consisting of ice cream encased in a shell of meringue, then briefly baked?
52. What type of dough, often used to make donuts and pastries, is leavened with yeast and has a high fat content?
53. What’s the name of the Italian dessert made by soaking ladyfingers in coffee, layering them with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar and mascarpone cheese, and dusting them with cocoa?
54. What traditional British cake is named after a drink because it was often served with that drink?
55. What popular sweet spread is made by baking and then pureeing sweet chestnuts?
56. What Greek cheese is often used in pastries such as spanakopita and tiropita?
57. What is the name of a traditional Jewish pastry often eaten on Purim?
58. In baking, what term describes the consistency of a batter or dough that is smooth and flows slowly?
59. What is the name of the tool used to scrape off dough that has stuck to a surface?
60. Which French pastry is a puffy tart made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with icing?
61. Who wrote ‘The Joy of Cooking’, a famous cookbook known for its baking recipes?
62. What common pastry dough is used for making cream puffs, profiteroles, and éclairs?
63. Which flour is commonly used for baking bread due to its high protein content?
64. What type of ingredient is used to achieve a blueberry flavor in a Blue Velvet Cake?
65. What is the name of the sweet yeast bread, native to Poland, that is usually baked for Easter Sunday?
66. What traditional French dessert is made with puff pastry and filled with frangipane?
67. In baking, what is ‘gluten’?
68. Which cake is traditionally baked for the celebration of Mardi Gras?
69. What is the name of the Austrian rolled pastry that is usually filled with a sweet filling?
70. What type of pastry is characterized by its many thin layers that puff up during baking?
71. What is the term for a mixture of flour and fat that is used to thicken sauces?
72. Which type of icing is made of egg whites and powdered sugar and hardens as it dries?
73. What is the traditional leavening agent used in making sourdough bread?
74. What is a ‘lattice’ design commonly used for in baking?
75. Which cake, named after a place, is made of a rich, chocolate base topped with a layer of caramel and a layer of chocolate icing?
76. What is a ‘crumb coat’ in cake decorating?
77. What bread, originally from Italy, has a high moisture content and is characterised by large holes?
78. What name is given to a small cake designed to serve one person, usually baked in a small, thin paper cup?
79. What is the secret ingredient in a Molten Chocolate Cake that creates the ‘lava’ effect?
80. What French term refers to a mixture of flour and fat cooked together and used as a thickening agent in soups and sauces?
81. What is the baking technique that involves immersing food in a liquid at a relatively low temperature?
82. What term is used to describe the process of adding liquid to a baking mixture while stirring?
83. What type of baked dessert is characterized by a bottom layer of fruit topped with a crumbly mixture of fat, flour, and sugar?
84. Which pastry is named after a well-known French emperor?
85. What is the filling in a traditional Black Forest Cake?
86. What is the process called that involves beating sugar and fat together until it changes color and becomes fluffy?
87. What is the classic frosting for a Red Velvet Cake?
88. What is the French term for a small sponge cake with a distinctive shell-like shape?
89. What type of pie is made with a crust and a filling of sweet, spiced pumpkin puree?
90. What baking technique involves soaking a cake with a syrup or liqueur to infuse it with additional flavor?
91. What is the term for the process of adding steam to an oven to create a crisp crust on bread?
92. What is the method of preparing dough by repeatedly stretching and folding it to incorporate air and develop gluten?
93. Which type of yeast is activated by mixing it with water?
94. What is the main ingredient in a traditional French baguette?
95. What type of pastry is characterized by a high ratio of fat to flour, resulting in a rich, buttery flavor?
96. What is the name of the Spanish baked dessert made of dough, deep-fried, and sprinkled with sugar?
97. What technique is used to incorporate air into a batter or dough through the process of adding eggs?
98. What is the name of the popular Italian dessert that means ‘pick me up’?
99. What is the main ingredient in a traditional Pavlova?
100. What is the Italian word for pie, often used to refer to a style of pizza with a thin, crisp crust?
101. What are ‘Ladyfingers’ in the world of baking?
102. What is ‘Cream of Tartar’ used for in baking?
103. Which pastry is traditionally used to make a Danish?
104. What popular baked product originated in Belgium and is often eaten for breakfast in North America?
105. What is ‘Filo’ or ‘Phyllo’ dough?
106. Which country is the Sachertorte, a specific type of chocolate cake, originally from?
107. What popular British bake is known for its distinctive plaid inside when cut open?
108. In baking, what does the term ‘docking’ refer to?
109. What is the term for the Japanese art of decorative garnish?
110. What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?
111. Which famous cake was named after a German princess?
112. What is ‘mise en place’ in the world of baking?
113. Which pastry, shaped in a spiral, is often served at breakfast in the United States?
114. What is the sweet bread that is traditionally baked for the Day of the Dead in Mexico?
115. Who is known as ‘The Queen of Cakes’ in the United States?
116. What is a ‘Baker’s Dozen’?
117. Which cake is known to have a hole in the middle?
118. What is the name of the French pastry that is similar to a donut but does not have a hole in the middle?
119. What type of cream is traditionally used to fill cannoli?
120. What type of food coloring is best for red velvet cake?
121. What do the French call ‘choux pastry’?
122. Which spice is traditionally used in a gingerbread?
123. What type of pie is Chicago famous for?
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