Do You Know Baking Lingo?

You might watch a lot of baking shows on TV, but how well do you really know baking lingo? Ready to find out if you could hold your own in the kitchen? Take these 12 quiz questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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How many donuts are in a "baker's dozen?"
12
13
24
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A mixture of flour, eggs, dairy, or other ingredients that is liquid enough to pour is known as a....
Batter
Blend
Recipe
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Question 3/12

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To heat a sugar substance until it begins to turn brown is known as....
Glazing
Proofing
Caramelizing
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What is Agave nectar?
A type of salt
A type of sweetener
A type of flour
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To "score" something is to....
Knead it
Cut lines into it
Blend it
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What is it called to tie together three or more long pieces of dough?
Ponytail
Weave
Braid
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To remove the seeded, inner portion of a fruit is called ___.
Coring
Drilling
Plugging
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To pour a thin stream of a liquid on top of something is to...
Dust
Drizzle
Glaze
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What is an additive-free, coarse-grained salt called?
Flake salt
Kosher salt
Himilayan salt
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What is cream of tartar?
Half n' half
Tartar sauce
An acid leavening agent
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Question 11/12

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What would you beat to create stiff peaks?
Egg whites
Caramel sauce
Brown butter
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To proof bread is to:
Slice it
Allow yeast to activate
Roll it in cornstarch
Result
The results are in and you're baking basic! You might enjoy a good baked item every now and then, but you're not exactly keen in the kitchen just yet. While we might find you eating a delicious pie, odds are we won't find you baking it!

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You're a total baking breadwinner! It's obvious that when it comes to baking, you know your way around the kitchen. From proofing bread to creating the perfect stiff picks for your meringue pie, few folks know baking lingo as well as you!

B+, Baking Breadwinner

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Whoa, you're baking brilliant! Not only could you hold your own on any baking reality show, but you obviously know your way around the kitchen. Whether it's proofing the perfect loaf or making the perfect flaky pie crust, you clearly know baking as only a true kitchen expert can!

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1
How many donuts are in a "baker's dozen?"
12
13
24
2
A mixture of flour, eggs, dairy, or other ingredients that is liquid enough to pour is known as a....
Batter
Blend
Recipe
3
To heat a sugar substance until it begins to turn brown is known as....
Glazing
Proofing
Caramelizing
4
What is Agave nectar?
A type of salt
A type of sweetener
A type of flour
5
To "score" something is to....
Knead it
Cut lines into it
Blend it
6
What is it called to tie together three or more long pieces of dough?
Ponytail
Weave
Braid
7
To remove the seeded, inner portion of a fruit is called ___.
Coring
Drilling
Plugging
8
To pour a thin stream of a liquid on top of something is to...
Dust
Drizzle
Glaze
9
What is an additive-free, coarse-grained salt called?
Flake salt
Kosher salt
Himilayan salt
10
What is cream of tartar?
Half n' half
Tartar sauce
An acid leavening agent
11
What would you beat to create stiff peaks?
Egg whites
Caramel sauce
Brown butter
12
To proof bread is to:
Slice it
Allow yeast to activate
Roll it in cornstarch