Definition of barm cake in English:

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barm cake


Northern English
A soft, flattish bread roll.
Example sentences
  • We've joined the line a few times and partaken of the odd pork pie and barm cake with sausage and bacon but since the weight watchers regime began last November we've tried to steer clear.
  • I remember buying tripe and trotters with her on Accrington Market, then tucking into bacon barm cakes when we got home.
  • If you live in Lancashire you might buy a barm cake, whilst people from Leeds would ask for a bread cake.

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