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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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The first because of the excellent salami sandwiches and Carter's Eccles cakes provided by barmaid Barbara.
Morris Quality Bakers is North West England's finest bakery, delivering morning goods, breads and specialities such as Eccles cakes and confectionaries from its bakery in Coppull near Chorley, handling more than 12,000 orders a week.
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.
The dessert menu offers steamed jam roly poly with jam sauce and fresh vanilla custard, warm eccles cakes with home-made stilton ice cream, lemon curd and clotted cream mousse with warm mini cones and strawberries.
Her signature bakes are chocolate cake, her flaky pastry, Eccles cakes and vanilla slices.
When the Eccles cakes near room temperature, serve with a crumbly white cheese of your choice for afternoon tea, or as an alternative to dessert.
There were gags about trying to get decent Eccles cakes in Central Asia, despots with dodgy human rights records and the inadvertent shooting of Ibexes, all of which - unlike Mitchell's character who mistakenly took out one of the Tazbekistani sacred goats while out hunting - resoundingly failed to hit the target.
I'd been thinking about different ideas for filling Eccles cakes recently, after having seen their popularity rise at T&Cake.
I'm not saying it's a local delicacy along with Eccles cakes and Oasis but it's because I was there that I ate cardboard.
Eccles cakes are very popular around the Manchester area.
Simple-sounding dishes such as a prawn cocktail, rack of lamb and Eccles cakes are transformed into the sublime (Heston Blumenthal At Home, Bloomsbury, pounds 30).