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carrot cake Syllabification: car·rot cake

Definition of carrot cake in English:

noun

A moist cake containing grated carrot and typically topped with a buttercream or cream cheese icing: at lunchtime, how can we resist a fruit smoothie, a low-fat carrot cake, or a mocha cappuccino?
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  • The dessert list boasts some 15 different delights, including lemon meringue tart, hot blackberry and apple crumble, a classic Victoria sponge cake, carrot cake and chocolate pecan tart.
  • Other desserts included cheesecake, carrot cake, banoffi pie and chocolate cake.
  • I had the carrot cake, which was covered in thick butter icing, but lacking in the moistness this cake usually has.

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