baked good


Definition of baked good

: a food (such as a bread, cake, or cookie) made from a dough or batter that is baked usually plural After she'd sold baked goods at the farmers' market for a few years, the city approached her and asked if she'd like to open a brick-and-mortar bakery downtown …— Christopher Leonard

Examples of baked good in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After lunch, save room for afternoon tea where you’ll be served scones with jams and cream along with a scrumptious baked good (such as passion fruit cake). Jeanine Barone, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 For a lighter meal, grab a smoothie, homemade baked good or specialty coffee. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2022 Start monitoring the baked good's progress well before the time it's supposed to be finished baking. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 Jan. 2022 In baking, even small variations in something like flour or sugar, especially when amplified across multiple cups, can be the difference between a great and a not-so-great baked good. Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2021 This notch can make the cake hard to remove from the pan onto a cake stand and will often leave a visible divot on the side of the baked good after unmolding. Erin Mcdowell, Bon Appétit, 25 Jan. 2022 Readers’ favorite baked good of the year was 3-Ingredient Blueberry Muffins, another recipe that came off TikTok. Washington Post, 23 Dec. 2021 This year, Olive Garden is proposing a new baked good to leave out for Santa Claus: breadsticks! Sabrina Weiss,, 23 Dec. 2021 Sourdough was not the only baked good that gained popularity in 2021. Clarisa Diaz, Quartz, 22 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of baked good

1865, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2022

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“Baked good.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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