Definition of shortcake in English:

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shortcake

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːtkeɪk/

noun

[mass noun]
1British Shortbread.
Example sentences
  • The boys' superb home-made vanilla ice-cream was creamy and lush, while the caramel shortcake was a cracking example.
  • She baked mouth-watering cakes, mini chocolate muffins and millionaire shortcake to keep everyone happy.
  • Blanched almonds, cloves, and rosewater may enhance their appearance and flavour; and their texture is like shortbread (or shortcake in N. America).
2North American A rich dessert made from short pastry and topped with fruit and whipped cream.
Example sentences
  • I preferred berries on shortcake with a big scoop of ice cream, but I had to admit those melons were sweet.
  • Spoon sliced berries and any juices over shortcake.

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