Definition of Banbury cake in English:
A flat pastry with a spicy currant filling.
- 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Late 16th century: named after the town of Banbury in central England, where it was originally made.
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