overbake

verb
over·​bake | \ ˌō-vər-ˈbāk How to pronounce overbake (audio) \
overbaked; overbaking

Definition of overbake

transitive + intransitive

: to bake for too long or at too high a temperature Cover crust with foil to prevent it from overbaking.— Arthi Subramaniam Don't overbake the cookies.

First Known Use of overbake

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Overbake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overbake. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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