What does the word baking mean?

Usage examples for baking

  1. There was nothing, however, except some salt, a little baking powder and a package of dried sage. – More Tish by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. But it was just the baking- powder, that was all. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  3. Mom Beck, busy with her extra baking, supposed she was with her mother on the shady, vine- covered porch. – The Little Colonel by Annie Fellows Johnston