WONDER #2634: How Do You Make Pralines?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these is NOT a main ingredient in American pralines, according to this Wonder?

  1. Butter
  2. Sugar
  3. Pecans
  4. Baking soda

Question 2 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Anyone can make pralines at home with the right ingredients.
  2. Pralines from Belgium, France, and America are all basically the same type of candy.
  3. Many types of pralines exist around the world, including the pecan candies popular across the American South.
  4. Many people from Haiti moved to New Orleans after the Haitian Revolution.

Question 3 of 3

Why did pecans become a main ingredient in the American praline?

  1. Pecans tasted much better than peanuts, which were most commonly used in French pralines.
  2. Pecans were abundant in Louisiana, thanks to an enslaved man named Antoine who had found a way to grow them.
  3. Pecans became popular first in Belgian pralines, which then made their way to America.
  4. Pecans are not a main ingredient in the America praline.

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