Definition of Kendal mint cake in English:

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Kendal mint cake

Pronunciation: /kɛndlˈmɪntkeɪk/


[mass noun]
A hard peppermint-flavoured sweet which is sold in flat rectangular blocks and is popular with ramblers and hill climbers.
Example sentences
  • Mr Wilson said that EU rules now required the percentage of ingredients, such as peppermint oil in Kendal mint cake, to be added to the existing ingredients list.
  • It was he who realised the potential of Kendal mint cake as an energy supplier, and it was he who supplied the 1914-1917 Transarctic Expedition under the command of Sir Edward Shackleton.
  • The visitors' disappointment at losing was tempered by the excellent hospitality and atmosphere provided at the inn, together with a special gift of Kendal mint cake!

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