noun -an item of soft, sweet food made from a mixture of flour, shortening, eggs, sugar, and other ingredients, baked and often decorated.
"baking a cup-cake"
verb (of a thick or sticky substance that hardens when dry) cover and become encrusted on (the surface of an object).
"crocs caked with mud"
Similar: cover, coat, encrust, plaster, spread thickly, smother