teacake


teacake
noun Brit. a light yeast-based sweet bun containing dried fruit, typically served toasted and buttered.

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  • Teacake — This article is about a type of cake. Tea cake can also be used to describe Compressed tea. For the chocolate covered teacake, see Chocolate coated marshmallow treats. A teacake or tea cake is a kind of bread or cake. The name is commonly used… …   Wikipedia

  • Teacake — Un teacake de pasas tostado con moca. Un teacake o tea cake (en inglés ‘pastel de té’) es un tipo de pan o pastel servido tradicionalmente para acompañar al té de la tarde, si bien el término puede extenderse a cualquier tipo de pastel lo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • teacake — UK [ˈtiːˌkeɪk] / US [ˈtɪˌkeɪk] noun [countable] Word forms teacake : singular teacake plural teacakes British a type of small round cake with raisins in it …   English dictionary

  • teacake — /tee kayk /, n. 1. a small cake, cookie, tart, or the like, for serving with tea or punch. 2. (in England) a light, flat, sweet cake with raisins, usually buttered and served hot with tea. [1820 30, Amer.; TEA + CAKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • teacake — noun a) A flat, round bread bun, usually containing currants, sultanas or peel and often served toasted and buttered with tea. b) A traditional cookie …   Wiktionary

  • teacake — tea|cake [ˈti:keık] n BrE a small flat round amount of bread with ↑raisins or ↑currants in it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • teacake — tea|cake [ ti,keık ] noun count BRITISH a type of small round cake with RAISINS in it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teacake — [[t]ti͟ːkeɪk[/t]] teacakes N COUNT Teacakes are round flat bread cakes. They usually contain raisins and are often toasted and eaten with butter. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • teacake — noun (C) BrE a small flat round cake made of a breadlike mixture with raisins or currants in it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English