I achieved my goal to bake one hundred cheesecakes.
I burned the letter when I made baked sweet potatoes.
Does your hubby bake cakes too?
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means bake or cook. So, the verb vocab version is to bake or to cook.
The reading comes from the reading you learned with the kanji.