nounchiefly North American
A cake of two or more layers with icing or another filling between them.
- My mother, ever wise, bought a first-edition copy, and sometime thereafter I began celebrating my birthdays with its raspberries-and-cream-cheese layer cake.
- And for dessert, we have banana layer cake with caramel cream and pecans.
- Carol and Laura had prepared a casserole and a chocolate layer cake, respectively.
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Syllabification: lay·er cake
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