There are 2 main translations of bake in Spanish:

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bake 1

American English: /beɪk/
British English: /beɪk/

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (Cookery)she bakes her own bread
    hace el pan en casa
    bake in a hot oven
    hornear en horno caliente
    do you fry it or bake it?
    ¿lo fríes o lo haces al horno?
    baked potato
    papa (feminine) or (Spain) patata (feminine) asada or al horno
    baked custard
    (tipo de flan)
    baked Alaska
    Alaska (masculine) al horno
    (postre de helado y merengue)
    1.2 (in sun)
    (brick)
    cocer al sol
    the mud has been baked hard by the sun
    el sol ha endurecido el barro

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (Cookery)my mother used to bake on Fridays
    mi madre hacía pasteles ( or pan etc) los viernes
    1.2 (in sun)
    (brick)
    cocerse al sol
    1.3 (in the heat) [colloquial]
    morirse de calor [colloquial]
    asarse [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • And unusual weather takes the fun out of summer, as many people bake in the worst heat wave in years.
    • We had been in the Gulf for several months, baking in the summer heat.
    • The BSE crisis came on top of a poor crop production year in 2003 as most of western Canada baked under a summer-long heat wave.
    Example sentences
    • The advantage lies in the fact that microwave oven bakes the moist ingredients about three times faster.
    • She entered the kitchen to the enticing smell of beef stew, newly baked bread, and apple pie.
    • We cook, bake bread, make cheese, sew, make soap and candles, and milk goats.
    Example sentences
    • To help keep larger cuts of meat from drying out while broiling, grilling or baking, sear them first.
    • While pie is baking, mix the topping ingredients, first the butter and brown sugar until crumbly, then blending in the nuts.
    • While the pie was baking, she removed some vegetables and meat from the icebox to prepare for dinner.

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bake 2

noun

  • 1.1
    (meal) (American English)
    (reunión donde se consume comida hecha al horno)
    1.2 (dish)
    (British English)
    (plato hecho al horno)
    Example sentences
    • To date they have made paella, pasta bake, and fishcakes.
    • Typical products affected by the alert are shepherd's pies, pasta bakes, cottage pies, chicken wings, sausage casseroles, pizzas, steak and kidney pies and chilli con carne.
    • This is the second time in a few weeks that a similar scenario has ensued in different circumstances and I am rather tired of eating overpriced pasta bake and being made to feel that being veggie is a nuisance.

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