# Cake Cutting and Recipe Ratios Quiz

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## 40 Questions

### What type of measuring cup should be used for liquids like milk or oil?

Wet measuring cup

Conversions

### What type of measuring cup should be used for dry ingredients like flour or sugar?

Dry measuring cup

### What is the purpose of utilizing precise measurements in cooking?

To make cooking more straightforward and enjoyable

Bacteria

### What is the job title for people who analyze the texture, flavour, and smell of food for a living?

Sensory Evaluator

### What is a key skill that allows a cook to feel confident in the kitchen?

Measuring ingredients

### What tool is mentioned as powerful for home and professional cooks?

Fractions and ratios

### What do commercialized food operations do to gather data?

Conduct taste tests

### What mathematical concepts are mentioned as important for cooks to understand?

Fractions and ratios

### What temperature should the cake be cooked at according to the recipe provided?

$350°$

### "Homemade Brownies" recipe calls for how much cocoa for 2 cups of sugar?

$1 ½ c.$ cocoa

### "Homemade Brownies" recipe requires how many eggs?

$4$ eggs

### "Homemade Brownies" recipe includes which of these ingredients?

$1 t.$ salt

25-30 min.

### What is the purpose of maintaining the same ratio of ingredients when doubling a recipe?

To ensure the dish has the same taste and consistency

### If a recipe calls for 1 cup of flour and 2 cups of water, how much flour and water would be needed if the recipe is doubled?

2 cups of flour and 4 cups of water

### What is the significance of maintaining a specific temperature when baking muffins and bread?

To make them rise faster and develop a golden crust

### What are the two most commonly used temperature scales when cooking and baking?

Fahrenheit and Celsius

### Why might one need to convert a temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius or vice versa?

Due to using an oven with a different temperature scale

### What is the impact of using higher temperatures on food cooking time?

It reduces the cooking time

### Why do many cake recipes call for room temperature butter or eggs rather than cold from the refrigerator?

To make the cake taste better

### What is the purpose of using meat thermometers when cooking meat?

To measure the precise internal temperature of the meat

### Why is it important to measure precise internal temperature when cooking meat?

To ensure it is safe to eat

### What happens if you use a higher temperature for baking according to the text?

It changes texture and moisture in food items.

### Why do some recipes call for room temperature butter or eggs?

To make the dish taste better.

### Why are ratios important when adjusting recipe quantities?

They ensure consistent taste and consistency.

1 tbsp. = 3 tsp.

Imperial System

### What is precision in the context of cooking and baking?

How close your measurements are to each other

Half a cup

### What type of measuring cup is suitable for dry ingredients like flour or sugar?

Dry measuring cups

1 cup = 8 fl.oz.

### What is the purpose of utilizing precise measurements in baking?

To achieve exact proportions for chemical reactions

### What does accuracy refer to in the context of cooking and baking?

How close your measurement is to the true value

### What is the relationship between tablespoons and cups?

$16$ tbsp. = $1$ cup

### How many tablespoons are in one whole cup?

$16$ tbsp.

### What does precision refer to in the context of cooking and baking?

How close your measurements are to each other

### What is the relationship between cups and tablespoons?

$8$ tbsp. = $1$ cup

Test your knowledge on cake cutting techniques and how to maintain ingredient ratios in recipes. Learn about creative ways to cut a cake and understand the importance of maintaining ingredient ratios when adjusting recipe quantities.

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