Definitions

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  • v. To bake for too long.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ bake

Examples

  • Do not overbake or the burned edges will be too hard.

    Jamie Schler: Pan dei Morti (Bread of the Dead) for All Souls' Day

  • Fortunately, in the event that you overbake it a bit, the fruit also keeps the cake very moist.

    Apple Crumb Coffee Cake | Baking Bites

  • Be certain not to overbake -- Malgieri warms they will be "lethally dry" if you do.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It was almost more similar to quick bread in texture, definitely not light, but moist (do not overbake!) and fragrant with strawberries, but not overwhelmingly strawberry.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Bake 11 minutes, until just golden (do not overbake!).

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • I would always overbake them and would be left with a chocolate brick.

    Mocha Brownies

  • Do not overbake or the cookies will be too crisp and difficult to remove from the pan.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • I always get wary when a recipe tells me not to overbake something so I was perhaps a bit too cautious and pulled the blondies out a few minutes too early which of course I didn't really learn until I tried cutting into them and saw they were a little gooey.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until a skewer inserted into the center comes out with damp crumbs clinging to it but not uncooked brownie batter—try not to overbake.

    Top 100 Finger Foods

  • I didn't overbake, but my edges were still well done, almost like biscotti.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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