Confection vs Bake - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between confection and bake
is that confection
is a food item prepared very sweet, frequently decorated in fine detail, and often preserved with sugar, such as a candy, sweetmeat, fruit preserve, pastry, or cake while bake
is nautical traffic sign or buoy.
As a verb confection
is to make into a confection, prepare as a confection.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A food item prepared very sweet, frequently decorated in fine detail, and often preserved with sugar, such as a candy, sweetmeat, fruit preserve, pastry, or cake.
The act or process of confecting; the process of making]], compounding, or [[prepare, preparing something.
The result of such a process; something made up or confected; a concoction.
- The table was covered with all sorts of tempting confections .
(dated) An artistic, musical, or literary work taken as frivolous, amusing, or contrived; a composition of a light nature.
(dated) Something, such as a garment or a decoration, seen as very elaborate, delicate, or luxurious, usually also seen as impractical or non-utilitarian.
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- The defense attorney maintained that the charges were a confection of the local police.
(pharmacology) A preparation of medicine sweetened with sugar, honey, syrup, or the like; an electuary.
- She found a sexy, lacy confection in a lingerie drawer and quickly slipped into it.
To make into a confection, prepare as a confection.
(transitive, or, intransitive) To cook (something) in an oven.
- I baked a delicious cherry pie.
To dry by heat.
To prepare food by baking it.
To be baked to heating or drying.
- She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.
(figuratively) To be hot.
- The clay baked in the sun.
- It is baking in the greenhouse.
(slang) To smoke marijuana.
To harden by cold.
- I'm baking after that workout in the gym.
- The earth is baked with frost.
- They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone.
In the dialects of northern England, the simple past book'' and past participle ''baken are sometimes encountered.
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* in a bake
(UK, NZ) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.
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The act of cooking food by baking.
- If you happen to have small, heat-proof glass or ceramic pots in your kitchen (known as ramekins) then you can make this very easy pasta bake in fun-size, individual portions.