Definition of doneness
: the condition of being cooked to the desired degree
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Continue to bake for another 20 minutes, until browned and cooked through (use the same tester method for doneness).
Toothpick inserted to test doneness should have moist crumbles sticking to it.
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Definition of doneness for English Language Learners
: the state of being cooked completely or enough
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