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Here are the answers to the baking quiz:

1. In the process of cake baking which of the following is NOT a raising agent?

Powdered sugar

2. The classic chocolate brownie consists of butter, sugar, chocolate, flour and what other ingredient?

Eggs

3. What baking technique breaks up lumps in flour to get a more accurate measurement?

Sifting

4. What famous pastry has a crescent shape and is made by layering butter and folding dough several times in succession?

Croissant

5. In bread making, what is the process of folding and pressing dough to create gluten and elasticity?

Kneading

6. What popular Italian dessert made with coffee and ladyfingers translates to “carry me up”?

Tiramisu

7. What common dessert and pie topping is created by beating together egg whites and sugar?

Meringue

8. A vanilla sponge cake sandwiched with jam and cream filling is named after what British monarch?

Victoria

9. What type of sugar contains the most molasses?

Brown sugar

10. What is the process in pie baking called when the crust is baked on its own without the filling?

Blind baking

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