overbake

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ bake

VerbEdit

overbake (third-person singular simple present overbakes, present participle overbaking, simple past and past participle overbaked)

  1. (transitive) To bake for too long.
    • 2007 April 18, “Letters”, New York Times:
      It’s for an eight-inch pan, and the only thing you need to fear is overbaking; somewhere between 20 and 25 minutes is just about right.
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 00:15