Eccles cake


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Eccles cake

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(Cookery) Brit a pastry with a filling of dried fruit
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Noun1.Eccles cake - a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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For dessert choose from beer-glazed eccles cake, a cheese plate with homemade pickles.
A bit like you might find in an Eccles cake or even a mince pie.
ECCLES CAKE-INSPIRED MINCE PIES "I adore Eccles cakes and I absolutely love mince pies, so for me these are the best Christmas treat ever.
CORONATION STREET Mon, Wed, Fri ITV We've got to hand it to Andrea, so far she's managed to make leading a double life look as easy as ordering an Eccles cake from Roy's Rolls.
The young waitress told me that they were out of Chorley cakes, but would an Eccles cake do instead?
40 York, Wednesday 5pts each-way at 6-1 with Paddy Power 1pt each-way treble ACCORDING to Norman the Northerner there was a riot in a tea room in Helmsley last week, when an irate elderly customer wearing a hair net to mask her identity threw the currants from her Eccles cake at the terrified proprietor.
Llandudno-based Country Bakehouse was bought by Manchester-based Martins Cakes, which will inherit Country Bakehouse's Eccles cake and sponge products business.
I was quite partial to the cream bun, which still left a trifle, a chocolate eclair and an Eccles cake (always pronounced "Ekless" around our way, which I'm sure would have amused people from the famous Lancashire town).