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Definition of tipsy cake in English:


A sponge cake saturated with wine or spirits, typically served with custard.
Example sentences
  • For extra tipsy cakes try feeding it tsps of extra alcohol through small holes in the top of the cake.
  • Moulded biscuits like this frequently formed the basis of tipsy cake, a Victorian favourite.
  • Norma has developed a special trifle for Thanksgiving dinner that could truly be called a tipsy cake.

Words that rhyme with tipsy cake

fishcake • johnnycake

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