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bake

verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a baked apple (=one that has been cooked in the oven)
a baked/jacket potato (=cooked in its skin)
▪ We cooked baked potatoes in the embers of the fire.
baked beans
baked fish (=cooked in an oven)
▪ Serve the baked fish with slices of lemon.
baking powder
baking sheet
baking soda
baking tray
make/bake a cake
▪ Let's make a cake for his birthday.
make/bake bread
▪ We usually make our own bread.
scorching/baking/roasting hot (also boiling/broiling hot American English) (= used about weather that is very hot)
▪ a scorching hot week in August
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
freshly
▪ The most familiar popular smells are probably fresh coffee, newly mown grass, hyacinths and freshly baked bread.
▪ So they went looking for a market that had a real need for great, freshly baked bread.
▪ The country-style breakfast consists of enough fresh juice, farm-fresh eggs, bacon and freshly baked bread to stop a lumberjack.
▪ I could smell borscht, forced meat, freshly baked cake.
■ NOUN
bean
▪ Serve with baked beans or unlimited salad.
▪ Potato salad and baked beans are standard fare at most delis.
▪ In my local supermarket you can buy tins of baked beans without tomato sauce.
▪ I said to him once, sitting in a chair as he fed me my midday meal of baked beans and crackers.
▪ Those may be the rules in baked bean retailing, squealed the suppliers, but books are different.
▪ Polly's second course arrived: chips, baked beans, peas and carrots.
▪ In the late 30s baked beans were available both in brine and in gravy.
bread
▪ Tom was at Swinbrook Manor and Dolly had gone to the farm to prepare some bread she intended baking the next day.
▪ Dough can only be called bread after it is baked, when it is finished.
▪ All of the sandwiches are served on rustica bread baked specially for the restaurant.
▪ We sat with the four or five others already there and began munching on bread baked in the adjacent kitchen.
▪ The bread continues to bake during this time, with much of the excess interior moisture evaporating.
▪ The therapeutic benefit is not a part of professional bread baking.
▪ I knew from the beginning that there would be no bread baked from that dough.
▪ But smoke still rises from the ovens where bread is baked and the brick pits where meals are prepared.
cake
▪ A special birthday cake was baked to mark the occasion, which was held in Graham School.
▪ How does the cake look before you bake it?
▪ The batter needs a clean surface to cling to as the cake rises during baking.
▪ These cakes also are baked in a tube pan, which is made of two pieces.
flour
▪ Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a large bowl. 2.
▪ Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
▪ Mix flour, baking powder, salt, cup sugar and the poppy seeds in a large bowl.
▪ In another bowl, sift flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
▪ Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
▪ For dough, mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together and blend in the margarine until dough is crumbly.
▪ In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper.
▪ Mix and sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and stir in almonds.
loaf
▪ The emergency bakeries are able to bake about 1,500 loaves an hour and are about the size of ten army trucks.
▪ When he visits, he bakes us loaves of pumpernickel bread.
▪ For twenty years they had baked a small loaf of bread for each child in the parish as a First Communion gift.
▪ But with a deli on every other block purveying all sorts of ethnic breads, l never baked a single loaf.
▪ If instant is all you have, bake the loaf after the second rise.
▪ Bookstores are feeding the new appetite as publishers bake up hot loaves of fresh poetry collections.
▪ Before forming and baking a loaf of Struan, take a close look at the dough.
▪ When baked, the loaf is usually thick-crusted and dense and does not color to a dark gold.
minutes
▪ Bobolini take only six minutes to bake and are available in larger branches at £1.45 for a box of 6.
▪ Two-ounce rolls generally take from 12 to 15 minutes to bake, 4-ounce rolls, 20 minutes.
▪ Turn cookies over and bake an additional 10 minutes.
▪ Afrer two minutes of baking, open the door quickly and spray the bread again.
▪ Bake, covered for 35 minutes.
▪ If you decide to use a tube pan instead of a cake pan, it may take 10 minutes more to bake.
oven
▪ Return to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes until tender and golden.
▪ Return to oven and bake another 15 minutes.
▪ Preheat the oven to the baking temperature suggested in the pie recipe you are using.
▪ You may want to rotate the pans 180 degrees after the final spray, if the oven is baking unevenly.
▪ Put it in the oven and bake it for 30 minutes.
▪ But smoke still rises from the ovens where bread is baked and the brick pits where meals are prepared.
pan
▪ Place cups in large baking pan.
▪ Add enough water to baking pan to come half way up sides of cups.
▪ Spread in a buttered 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking pan.
▪ Pour syrup mixture into a 13-by-9-inch baking pan.
▪ Place baking dish in a larger baking pan, set pan on oven rack.
▪ Pour hottest tap water into the larger baking pan to a depth of 1 inch.
▪ This bottom should sit on the baking pan on top of a good-sized sprinkling of polenta.
▪ Press on to the bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking pan.
pie
▪ She's sure to have got out the best china and baked a meat pie or something.
▪ Spread it into cooled baked pie shell.
▪ The urge to bake another pie began to take hold in the village towards the end of 1985.
▪ Oh, and Marge will bake you a chicken pie.
▪ Louise had baked a pie for him and was bringing a new pair of sheets from the airing cupboard.
▪ Revising for word use baking the pie. 5.
place
▪ Drain well and place on a baking tray.
▪ Pour custard over chocolate and croissants, dividing equally. Place cups in large baking pan.
▪ Cover terrine mold with aluminum foil and place mold in baking pan.
potato
▪ And why bother baking a potato when a packet of crisps is to hand?
▪ The salad bar has over 50 items, including hot pasta and baked potatoes.
▪ It's great for using or, salads and baked potatoes and in sandwiches and dips.
▪ Substitute sweet potatoes for russets the next time you serve baked potatoes with pork or chicken.
▪ I ate an energy-giving meal - bakes beans and jacket potato - a combination the midwife would later curse me for.
▪ As a change from mashed or baked potatoes, prepare scalloped potatoes.
▪ Listed below are a few reasons to bake a potato.
▪ See, e-mail is a baked potato chip as opposed to a greasy, fried one.
powder
▪ Explanation Both baking powder and baking soda are used in baking cakes and some breads.
▪ Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
▪ Ask the students if they know what baking powder and baking soda are used for. 2.
sheet
▪ Place on baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes.
▪ Place the almonds on a baking sheet and bake them, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
▪ Place on baking sheets and bake four about 10 minutes until crisp and golden.
▪ Put the pie directly on the cookie sheet for baking.
soda
▪ Explanation Both baking powder and baking soda are used in baking cakes and some breads.
sugar
▪ Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
▪ Sprinkleinch layer of sugar on a small baking sheet.
▪ This rich egg bread, sweetened with sugar, is generally baked into bone shapes.
▪ Follow-up Bring other substances such as sugar, baking soda, or corn syrup to dissolve in water.
▪ In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper.
▪ Mix and sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and stir in almonds.
▪ For the crust, stir the flour, cornmeal, sugar and baking powder together in a large mixing bowl.
sun
▪ As the sun bakes out the last moisture from the mud, the mucus turns to parchment.
▪ Just heat up that miserable tent with the sun and bake me out.
▪ If the craft had kept the same attitude permanently, then that side facing the Sun would have baked.
▪ The sun had baked the ploughed land into a grey mass, with little cracks running through it.
▪ Part of his intestine lay slopped out on the scooped soil of the shellhole where the sun began to bake it.
▪ Where fishermen once set out to sea, now travellers stop to soak up the sun which bakes the sandy shores.
tablespoon
▪ Wash walls with a solution of two tablespoons of baking soda to one quart warm water.
▪ In a cup, dissolve one tablespoon of baking soda in one tablespoon of water.
▪ Wash the inside walls of the refrigerator with a solution of 2 tablespoons baking soda to 1 quart water.
water
▪ Brighten piano keys with a paste of baking soda and water.
▪ Wash the interior with baking soda water or mild detergent.
■ VERB
cover
▪ Sprinkle with onion salt and nutmeg. Cover and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
▪ Set aside, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Cover and bake for 20 minutes.
▪ Add rabbit pieces. Cover pot and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
grease
▪ Press dough into a greased 9-by-11-inch baking pan.
▪ Place in 9-inch greased round baking dish.
▪ Spread mixture in a greased 8-inch square baking pan.
sift
▪ Let stand while preparing cake batter. Sift flour, baking powder and salt on to wax paper.
▪ In a medium-sized bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
▪ Add vanilla to milk. Sift salt, baking soda and flour together.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Bake at 190C for 20-25 minutes.
Bake the soufflés for 12 minutes.
▪ freshly baked cookies
▪ In former times, bricks were baked in the sun.
▪ My grandmother baked her own bread.
▪ Our apartment on the top floor bakes in the summer.
▪ Place on a baking sheet and bake in a very low oven until crisp.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Bookstores are feeding the new appetite as publishers bake up hot loaves of fresh poetry collections.
▪ Freezing at night, baking during the day, ice storms after spring thaw, all create a rugged habitat.
▪ Spread it into cooled baked pie shell.
▪ Sprinkle the sugar over the bottom of a baking dish.
▪ Sprinkleinch layer of sugar on a small baking sheet.
▪ They baked bread and the whole house smelled of new bread.
▪ Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 30 minutes or until the sponge is springy to the touch.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Bake

Bake \Bake\ (b[=a]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Baked (b[=a]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Baking.] [AS. bacan; akin to D. bakken, OHG. bacchan, G. backen, Icel. & Sw. baka, Dan. bage, Gr. fw`gein to roast.]

  1. To prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat, either in an oven or under coals, or on heated stone or metal; as, to bake bread, meat, apples.

    Note: Baking is the term usually applied to that method of cooking which exhausts the moisture in food more than roasting or broiling; but the distinction of meaning between roasting and baking is not always observed.

  2. To dry or harden (anything) by subjecting to heat, as, to bake bricks; the sun bakes the ground.

  3. To harden by cold.

    The earth . . . is baked with frost.
    --Shak.

    They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone.
    --Spenser.

Bake

Bake \Bake\, v. i.

  1. To do the work of baking something; as, she brews, washes, and bakes.
    --Shak.

  2. To be baked; to become dry and hard in heat; as, the bread bakes; the ground bakes in the hot sun.

Bake

Bake \Bake\, n. The process, or result, of baking.

Wikipedia

Bake

Bake may refer to:

Places:

  • Bake, Chongqing, People's Republic of China, a town
  • Bake, Cornwall, England, a hamlet
  • Bake Fishing Lakes, also known as Bake Lakes, Cornwall
  • Bäke (Telte), a river of Berlin and Brandenburg, Germany

People:

  • Bake (surname)
  • Bake McBride (born 1949), American baseball player
  • Bake Turner (born 1940), American Football League and National Football League player

Other uses:

  • Casserole, also referred to as a "bake" in British English
  • Baking, a food preparation method

Bäke (Telte)

'''Bäke ''' is a river of Berlin and Brandenburg, Germany.

The river has been moved largely into the Teltow Canal, which was constructed between 1900 and 1906.

Bake (surname)

Bake is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Dek Bake (born 1984), American football player
  • Franz Bäke (1898–1978), German Army officer and Panzer commander
  • Jan Bake (1787–1864), Dutch philologist and critic
  • Laurens Bake (1629–1702), Dutch poet
Wiktionary

bake

n. 1 (context UK NZ English) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole. 2 The act of cooking food by baking. vb. 1 (context transitive or intransitive English) To cook (something) in an oven. 2 (context transitive English) To dry by heat. 3 (context intransitive English) To prepare food by baking it. 4 (context intransitive English) To be baked to heating or drying. 5 (context intransitive figuratively English) To be hot. 6 (context intransitive slang English) To smoke marijuan

  1. 7 To harden by cold. 8 (context computer graphics transitive English) To fix (lighting, reflections, etc.) as part of the texture of an object to improve rendering performance.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

bake

Old English bacan "to bake," from Proto-Germanic *bakan "to bake" (cognates: Old Norse baka, Middle Dutch backen, Old High German bahhan, German backen), from PIE *bheg- (source also of Greek phogein "to roast"), extended form of root *bhe- "to warm" (see bath). Related: Baked (Middle English had baken); baking. Baked beans attested by 1803.

bake

"social gathering at which baked food is served," 1846, American English, from bake (v.).

WordNet

bake

  1. v. cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; "bake the potatoes"

  2. prepare with dry heat in an oven; "bake a cake"

  3. heat by a natural force; "The sun broils the valley in the summer" [syn: broil]

Usage examples of "bake".

The scene I cannot describe--I should faint if I tried it, for there is madness in a room full of classified charnel things, with blood and lesser human debris almost ankle-deep on the slimy floor, and with hideous reptilian abnormalities sprouting, bubbling, and baking over a winking bluish-green spectre of dim flame in a far corner of black shadows.

Its tuberous root has been found to contain a particular volatile acrid principle which exercises distinct medicinal effects, though these are altogether dissipated if the roots are subjected to heat by boiling or baking.

So he went to his place and fell asleep and slept long, while the women went down to acre and meadow, or saw to the baking of bread or the sewing of garments, or went far afield to tend the neat and the sheep.

Fat, heavily moving Chrys-anthe stayed at home, in the konak of Ali Aga which the captain had taken over, and prepared the baked meats for the great day when the Moslem woman was to become a Christian.

No food element has been more closely linked to arterial aging than these kinds of fats, found mostly in meats, full-fat dairy products, baked goods, fried fast foods, and palm and coconut oils.

Fruit incomparable, fish incomparable, roast pig and baked bird beyond believing, breadfruit and volcano, absolute and continuing perfection of weather, brown-skin paradise maidens such as are promised in alcoran, song and string-music and surf-music!

Marianna had given a big party with wine from her cellars and many different kinds of fish: from mackerel and amberjack roasted over the embers to small boiled squid, from stuffed sardines to baked sole.

Also, Splenda stands up to heat, unlike aspartame, which means you can use it in baked goods.

Some time during the cruise their bread supply failed, and Ragnar steered his vessel into the port of Spangarhede, where he bade his men carry their flour ashore and ask the people in a hut which he descried there to help them knead and bake their bread.

It was getting impossible for anyone but Haraket to know which new dragonet belonged with which new dragon boy, or in which pen, and Haraket was so busy that unless something actually went wrong, he left the new boys and dragonets to Baken and the trainers.

It was Baken, not Vetch and Fisk, who weeded out the unsuitable boys from the ones that would take proper care of their dragonets.

But if Vetch was any judge, that was absolutely the last thing that Baken wanted.

Vetch noted without surprise that Baken wore a hawk-eye talisman made, not of the usual pottery, but one like Haraket sported, cast from silver and inlaid with enamel.

He paused a moment, and signaled to a server, who plunked down a platter of still-sizzling meat and another of onions between them, with an undisguised look of hero worship for Baken, who answered it with a wink.

Instead, it accepted their presence and eventually was relatively relaxed as first Baken, then Vetch handled it.