Definitions

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  • verb To bake insufficiently, or less than usual

Etymologies

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under- +‎ bake

Examples

  • It is important not to underbake these cookies — they have to be crunchy and dry, which is why a longer baking time at a lower temperature is necessary.

    2008 July « Baking History

  • It is important not to underbake these cookies — they have to be crunchy and dry, which is why a longer baking time at a lower temperature is necessary.

    Jumbles (Think Spice…Think Nutmeg) « Baking History

  • So what I did for my second was to crowd the buns a little more and underbake them.

    The agony of defeat: Cinnamon Buns

  • The other trick I might try, if I were you, is - underbake the brownies and chill them.

    Dark Chocolate Brownies- The Best Gluten-Free Recipe

  • But some people would say I severly underbake my cookies.

    The Research Project: CCCs No 4

  • Lift the crust to peek underneath the tart to make sure the crust is really cooked through; if you underbake the tart, it will be soggy.

    Serious Eats

  • For soft-crust chewy cookies very slightly underbake them and allow for the heat to continue cooking then for a few minutes after the tray is removed from the oven.

    The Guardian World News

  • It is better to slightly underbake these cookies than to go too far -- when overbaked they are dry and unpalatable.

    Serious Eats

  • For soft-crust chewy cookies very slightly underbake them and allow for the heat to continue cooking then for a few minutes after the tray is removed from the oven.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • And if you underbake them a little, they’re nce and soft and chewy like cakesters!

    homemade oreos | smitten kitchen

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