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overbake Line breaks: over|bake
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈbeɪk/

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Definition of overbake in English:


[with object]
Bake too much or for too long: take care not to overbake them; their centres should remain soft and chewy (as adjective overbaked) an overbaked cake
More example sentences
  • Both dishes looked as though they had been warmed up in the microwave and the dough balls were over-baked.
  • Maybe there'll be a bowl of ready salted crisps and a selection of over-baked fatty parcels plus a token lump of fruit to round off the whole culinary non-event.
  • Two hours later Shelley glumly rescued her over-baked potato from the oven, grated some Red Leicester over it and ate at the kitchen table.

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