verb (used with object), baked, bak·ing.
verb (used without object), baked, bak·ing.
- Computers.to incorporate (a feature) as part of a system or piece of software or hardware while it is still in development: The location-tracking service is baked in the new app. Security features come baked into the operating system.
- to include as an inseparable or permanent part: Baked into the price of the product is the cost of advertising.
Origin of bake
Examples from the Web for baking
Divide batter into prepared ramekins, place ramekins on a baking sheet, and bake about 20 minutes.
Place the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt on parchment or wax paper.
Cover crust with parchment paper and pour in baking beans or weights.
The tradition of baking of Stollen is probably the strongest in Dresden, Germany.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, sift the flour, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies|Ina Garten|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their entire success depends upon the careful measurement of ingredients, the mixing and the baking.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
Add the flour with the baking powder mixed in, and the rind of one lemon.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
For the dumplings, sift together one cup of flour and two even teaspoons of baking powder.
Rake the surface frequently to keep down weeds and to prevent the soil from baking (see Tillage).The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
What are the two kinds of materials which baking powders contain?Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value|Harry Snyder
- the process of cooking bread, cakes, etc
- (as modifier)a baking dish
Word Origin for bake
Old English bacan "to bake," from Proto-Germanic *bakanan (cf. Old Norse baka, Middle Dutch backen, Old High German bahhan, German backen), from PIE *bheg- "to warm, roast, bake" (cf. Greek phogein "to roast"), from root *bhe- "to warm" (see bath). Related: Baked (Middle English had baken); baking. Baked beans attested by 1803.
"social gathering at which baked food is served," 1846, American English, from bake (v.).