A flat pastry with a spicy currant filling.
More example sentences
- Modern Banbury cakes are small and oval, made of light flaky pastry with a crisp top achieved by a powdering of sugar before baking.
- Our Banbury cakes are available in trays, individual packs of three or in woven baskets for counter display.
- For example, Banbury cakes and Staffordshire Oatcakes are not widely available outside their own localities.
late 16th century: named after the town of Banbury in central England, where it was originally made.