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over- +‎ bake


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”, in New York Times[1]:
      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.