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Trivia Baking Questions

  1. What type of typically heavy, slightly sweet rye bread has a name which means "devil's fart"?
  2. Which bread ingredient causes it to rise?
  3. Which fruit bread coated with powdered sugar is a traditional German bread eaten at Christmas?
  4. What is normally made by heating equal parts by weight of chopped chocolate and cream, warming the cream first, then pouring it over the chocolate?
  5. What is the first name of Great British Bake Off 2016 winner Ms. Brown?

  6. What's the primary leavening agent in angel food cake?
  7. Which esential baking ingredient can be substituted by an equal amount of maple syrup?
  8. Name the cooking device consisting of a broad flat surface, often a metal plate, which is heated?
  9. Which flat oven-baked Italian bread similar in style and texture to pizza is sometimes called "pizza bianca"?
  10. What name is given to the technique used to gently combine a light, airy ingredient with a heavier one?
  11. Profiteroles and eclairs are made of what type of pastry?
  12. Which bakery launched a sell-out vegan sausage roll in January 2019?
  13. What is the main ingredient of the savoury Greek pie, Spanakopita?
  14. What dessert is traditionally made with equal parts of several ingredients?
  15. What type of frosting is used on carrot cake?
  16. What fruit is usually used to make a tarte Tatin?
  17. What bread is made by the fermentation of dough using yeast and naturally occurring lactobacilli?
  18. Pierogi are first boiled and then often baked or fried to achieve a crisp outer crust. What are they?
  19. In baking, what name is given to describe a step in the preparation of yeast bread where the dough is allowed to rest and rise a final time before baking?
  20. Which icing used to decorate or sculpt cakes and pastries gets its name from the French word for 'melting'?
  21. Which cake also known as omelette surprise is a dessert consisting of ice cream and cake topped with browned meringue?
  22. Millionaire's shortbread is a shortbread biscuit topped with milk chocolate and what else?
  23. Cassia and Ceylon are the two varieties of which spice used in sweet or savory baking?
  24. White sugar becomes brown sugar with the addition of what?
  25. Madeleines are very small sponge cakes with what distinctive shape?


  1. Pumpernickel
  2. Yeast
  3. Stollen
  4. Ganache
  5. Candice
  6. Egg whites
  7. Vanilla extract
  8. A griddle
  9. Focaccia
  10. Folding
  11. Choux pastry
  12. Greggs
  13. Spinach
  14. Pound cake
  15. Cream cheese frosting
  16. Apples
  17. Sourdough
  18. Dumplings (Polish dumplings)
  19. Proofing
  20. Fondant

  21. Baked Alaska
  22. Caramel
  23. Cinnamon
  24. Molasses
  25. Shell shape