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simnel cake División en sílabas: sim·nel cake
Pronunciación: /ˈsimnəl ˌkāk/

Definición de simnel cake en inglés:

sustantivo

chiefly British
A rich fruitcake, typically with a marzipan covering and decoration, eaten especially at Easter or during Lent.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • As an ingredient in baking and flour confectionery, marzipan is an integral part of several traditional recipes, for instance stollen and simnel cakes.
  • She baked simnel cake, parkin and scones and made ‘mintoes’ out of powdered milk, syrup and peppermint.
  • Ah, and I probably should have tried doing the research before I started writing, as the first site Google finds claims that simnel cakes are to do with Mothering Sunday, and should have 11 balls.

Origen

Mid 17th century: simnel from Old French simenel, based on Latin simila or Greek semidalis 'fine flour'.

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