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Sunday Quiz - 03/01/21

QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
The BBC have A Question of Sport... I bring to Sky Poker A Question of Cake.

Name these cakes

Question 1


Question 2


Question 3


Question 4


Question 5


Question 6


Question 7


Question 8


Question 9


Question 10

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    tomgooduntomgoodun Member Posts: 3,746
    Is the quiz open to sky poker players only? 😊
    My good lady doesn’t play, but she’s on my team, does that count?
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    QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
    ha ha! of course!
    A good lady who knows her cakes... you lucky man!
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    tomgooduntomgoodun Member Posts: 3,746
    1- Dundee Cake
    2- Bakewell Tart
    3- Eccles Cake
    4- Pineapple Upside Down Cake
    5- Coffee and Walnut Cake
    6- French Fancies
    7- Baked Alaska
    8-Biscotti
    9- Malt Loaf
    10- Swiss Roll
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    dragon1964dragon1964 Member Posts: 3,054
    edited January 2021
    I agree with Mrs Tom for most. Others, I don't know.
    Anything with sultanas, raisins, etc is a definite no from me.
    And what kind of h e ll has pineapple in a cake. Just wrong.
    French Fancies, on the other hand. Yum, Yum.
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    mushroom1mushroom1 Member Posts: 645
    That Bakewell tart looks the part.

    One of my ex's favourite fondant fancy was the chocolate variety, rather than the lemon. I was disgusted with her. It was over at that point. Trust was gone.

    Apologies for hijacking the questions, but, when I describe the following cake, many people have no knowledge of it...



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    waller02waller02 Member Posts: 9,049
    You had me at Cake
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    DoooobsDoooobs Member Posts: 241
    tomgoodun said:

    1- Dundee Cake
    2- Bakewell Tart
    3- Eccles Cake
    4- Pineapple Upside Down Cake
    5- Coffee and Walnut Cake
    6- French Fancies
    7- Baked Alaska
    8-Biscotti
    9- Malt Loaf
    10- Swiss Roll

    I think 5 is just a carrot cake, as walnuts are fairly standard. I actually take them out when I make it, buy only to avoid groaning from my two chilldren and the adult that moans louder.

    I didn't know what 9 was, but malt loaf doesn't look right. Definitely a fruit loaf of some kind.
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    waller02waller02 Member Posts: 9,049
    Agree with @Doooobs, number 5 looks like a Carrot Cake.

    Number 9 looks like the plum bread that my Nan used to make for us, so I'll go with that.

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    mushroom1mushroom1 Member Posts: 645
    My official answers...

    Dundee cake
    Bakewell tart
    Eccles cake
    Pineapple Upside Down cake
    Coffee & Walnut cake
    Fondant fancies
    Baked Alaska
    Fruit Biscotti
    Fruit & Nut loaf
    Swiss Roll

    Very similar to the @tomgooduns' answers.

    Fruit & Nut loaf is a bit of a guess, the colour appears wrong for malt loaf and, for picture 5, I am definitely in the coffee & walnut camp, and not the carrot cake mob.
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    DoooobsDoooobs Member Posts: 241
    Think 8 is a stollen looking at it again.

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    QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
    "Everyone's a fruit and nut cake..."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLFRsVP71l4
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    QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
    Don't be mis-led, fruit and nut isn't the answer - it just sparked a recollection of the "fruit and nutcase" advert
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    waller02waller02 Member Posts: 9,049
    edited January 2021
    Can you confirm that each cake is called the same no matter where in the UK you are from? Unlike bread rolls which are called allsorts of weird names.
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    mumsiemumsie Member Posts: 7,619
    Before reading other answers.

    1) Dundee cake
    2) Bakewell tart
    3) Eccles cake
    4) Carrot cake
    5)
    6) French fancies
    7)
    8) Stolen
    9) Fruit loaf
    10) swiss roll
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    QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
    waller02 said:

    Can you confirm that each cake is called the same no matter where in the UK you are from? Unlike bread rolls which are called allsorts of weird names.

    There are two - 6 and 9 - for which there alternative answers.
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    QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
    Here are the answers:

    1) Dundee Cake
    2) Bakewell Tart
    3) Eccles Cakes
    4) Pineapple UpsideDown Cake
    5) Coffee and Walnut Cake
    6) Fondant Fancies or French Fancies
    7) Baked Alaska
    8) Stollen Cake
    9) Bara Brith (in Wales) or Tea Loaf (elsewhere).
    10) Swiss Roll
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    mushroom1mushroom1 Member Posts: 645
    QUICKFEET said:

    Here are the answers:

    1) Dundee Cake
    2) Bakewell Tart
    3) Eccles Cakes
    4) Pineapple UpsideDown Cake
    5) Coffee and Walnut Cake
    6) Fondant Fancies or French Fancies
    7) Baked Alaska
    8) Stollen Cake
    9) Bara Brith (in Wales) or Tea Loaf (elsewhere).
    10) Swiss Roll

    I had no confidence in my answer for no9, but was certain I was set for a 9/10.

    However, I was incorrect with 8. I've never heard of a Stollen cake? Just Googled it and, from what I gather, it's very similar to a biscotti?

    Good quiz, great subject matter.
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    tomgooduntomgoodun Member Posts: 3,746
    Agree with mushroom,thanks for posting these @QUICKFEET
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    DoooobsDoooobs Member Posts: 241
    mushroom1 said:

    QUICKFEET said:

    Here are the answers:

    1) Dundee Cake
    2) Bakewell Tart
    3) Eccles Cakes
    4) Pineapple UpsideDown Cake
    5) Coffee and Walnut Cake
    6) Fondant Fancies or French Fancies
    7) Baked Alaska
    8) Stollen Cake
    9) Bara Brith (in Wales) or Tea Loaf (elsewhere).
    10) Swiss Roll

    I had no confidence in my answer for no9, but was certain I was set for a 9/10.

    However, I was incorrect with 8. I've never heard of a Stollen cake? Just Googled it and, from what I gather, it's very similar to a biscotti?

    Good quiz, great subject matter.
    I have only had stollen a couple of times, so am not an expert, but from what I remember stollen is a soft cake, and biscotti is closer to a biscuit texture.
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    QUICKFEETQUICKFEET Member Posts: 528
    edited January 2021
    @Doooobs is correct. Stollen is a soft, slightly doughy cake with currants. Usually only available at Christmas. M&S do a very nice one
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