13th
Oct
2014

Posted in Kafevend Blog

Avid followers of the BBC's 'Great British Bake Off' will instantly realize that this week we've decided to pay homage to the programme and provide a little solace for those who are already missing Mel, Sue, Mary and Paul! So let's press on and see how well you know your cake, always the best accompaniment to a brew up.

1.An easy question to get you warmed up – who is the Victoria sponge named for?

a-Victoria Wood               b-Victoria Beckham
c-Queen Victoria              d-Victoria Coren Mitchell

2.Which two colours traditionally feature in a Battenburg cake?

a-Blue and pink                b-Pink and yellow
c-Orange and cream         d-Green and yellow

3.From which part of the UK does Bara Brith originate?

a-Northern Ireland           b-England
c-Scotland                        d-Wales

4.What are Nutty Flips more commonly known as?

a-Chocolate Brownies       b-Date and Walnut Mini Loaves
c-Flap Jacks                       d-Ginger Nuts

5.Who said 'Let them eat cake'?

a-Marie Antoinette            b-Mary, Queen of Scots
c-Marie-Thérèse                d-Mary Berry            

6.Which liqueur is traditionally used in a Black Forest Gateau?

a-Amaretto                        b-Kirsch
c-Cointreau                       d-Grand Marnier

7.When did Mr Kipling start selling cakes?

a-1956                                b-1972
c-1967                                d-1951

8.Where did The Great British Bake Off's Mary Berry grow up?

a-Bath                               b-Canterbury
c-Cheltenham                    d-Wells

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