Can You Pass A Great British Baking Quiz?

It's time to find out how much you really know about the fine art of British baking! If you fancy yourself a baker, it's time to put your knowledge to the test!
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What does the term "blind baking" typically refer to?
Baking without weighing ingredients
Baking a pie crust without filling
Baking in a French tin known as a "blind"
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What is the average ratio of sugar to butter and flour in shortbread?
Two parts sugar, one part butter, two parts flour
One part sugar, one part butter, one part flour
One part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour
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In which of the following procedures would you not use a bain marie?
Baking a cheesecake
Baking brownies
Melting chocolate
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True or false: A springform pan is best for making a bundt cake.
True
False
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If you use eggs straight from the fridge when baking, what will often go wrong?
The mixture will curdle
The mixture will be lumpy
The cake won't rise
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What is a Bundt pan?
A German tin for making waffles
A ring shaped cake tin
A specialist kind of flan mould
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Which one of these is not a traditional ingredient in Yorkshire parkin cake?
Orange zest
Treacle
Ginger
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Home bakers often use which of the following items to substitute for an egg?
Mayonaisse
Bananas
Applesauce
All of the above
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What is royal icing?
A hard icing made from egg whites, icing sugar and sometimes lemon juice
A soft icing made from sugar and butter
A rich melted chocolate icing
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What kind of pastry are chocolate eclairs and profiteroles made from?
Filo pastry
Choux pastry
Shortcrust pastry
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When making pie dough, what does "cutting in the butter" mean?
Incorporating the butter into the flour
Cutting the butter into chunks
Putting butter on the pie pan
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The outside of a loaf is called the crust. What is the inside called?
The dough
The bread
The crumb
Result
Uh-oh, this quiz revealed that you're a bit of a British baking bust! While you may know a bit about the art of baking (and British baking in particular), you'll need to brush up on your skills before declaring yourself to be an expert!

C+, British Baking Bust

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are British baking brilliant! It's clear that you know the art of baking the way that few people do. From measurements and amounts to proper procedures, baking is second nature to you!

B+, British Baking Brilliant

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Well done! Few people know the art of British baking and baking in general quite like you do. From the proper way to make an eclair, to the art of a cheesecake, you're an expert in just about every aspect of baking!

A+, British Baking Best

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1
What does the term "blind baking" typically refer to?
Baking without weighing ingredients
Baking a pie crust without filling
Baking in a French tin known as a "blind"
2
What is the average ratio of sugar to butter and flour in shortbread?
Two parts sugar, one part butter, two parts flour
One part sugar, one part butter, one part flour
One part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour
3
In which of the following procedures would you not use a bain marie?
Baking a cheesecake
Baking brownies
Melting chocolate
4
True or false: A springform pan is best for making a bundt cake.
True
False
5
If you use eggs straight from the fridge when baking, what will often go wrong?
The mixture will curdle
The mixture will be lumpy
The cake won't rise
6
What is a Bundt pan?
A German tin for making waffles
A ring shaped cake tin
A specialist kind of flan mould
7
Which one of these is not a traditional ingredient in Yorkshire parkin cake?
Orange zest
Treacle
Ginger
8
Home bakers often use which of the following items to substitute for an egg?
Mayonaisse
Bananas
Applesauce
All of the above
9
What is royal icing?
A hard icing made from egg whites, icing sugar and sometimes lemon juice
A soft icing made from sugar and butter
A rich melted chocolate icing
10
What kind of pastry are chocolate eclairs and profiteroles made from?
Filo pastry
Choux pastry
Shortcrust pastry
11
When making pie dough, what does "cutting in the butter" mean?
Incorporating the butter into the flour
Cutting the butter into chunks
Putting butter on the pie pan
12
The outside of a loaf is called the crust. What is the inside called?
The dough
The bread
The crumb