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1. See pancake.
2. Chiefly British A hard or chewy bar traditionally made from oats and brown sugar, softened with butter and golden syrup, and then baked.
1. (Cookery) a chewy biscuit made with rolled oats
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian and NZ another word for pancake
[C17: from flap (in the sense: toss) + jack1]
When this glossary was prepared, “flap-jack” was synonymous with pancake, but there were many different formulations for pancakes and in the 1920s, households occasionally reserved the name flapjack for a pancake made from some particular recipe.
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|Noun||1.||flapjack - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle|
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
buckwheat cake - a pancake made with buckwheat flour
buttermilk pancake - a pancake made with buttermilk
blini, bliny - Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
german pancake, pfannkuchen - puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
tortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
n (US) → Pfannkuchen m; (Brit) → Haferkeks m