From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbakingbak‧ing1 /ˈbeɪkɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] the activity of making cakes, bread etc
Examples from the Corpusbaking• Combi-steaming is used for combi-roasting, glazing, baking au gratin, combi-baking and for forced steaming at 110-125°C.• It has been used in baking and brewing ever since primitive man became domesticated.bakingbaking2 adjective spoken used to say that a person or place is very hot I’m baking! a baking hot day
Examples from the Corpusbaking• He began producing his own flour, carrying on his baking business to 1855.• Press out the excess moisture, season, and line a baking dish with the spinach.• Sift flour, baking powder, salt and spices into a large bowl.• Spread this mixture on to the whole mushrooms and arrange them on a baking sheet or in a fireproof dish.• Score a cross in the top of eight to 12 cherry tomatoes and place on a baking sheet.• Henry carried on the milling and baking side, Thomas was the corn dealer and Edward the dairy man and grocer.• This will make it easier to lift the assembled pizza on to the baking stone.• You may prefer to ask an older person to do this for you. 8 Place the baking tray into the oven.