Definition of shortcake in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːtkeɪk


[mass noun]
  • 1British Shortbread.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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