Christmas cake

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Christmas cake - a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at ChristmasChristmas cake - a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
fruitcake - a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
She kissed me gently: I was all flour making the Christmas cake, and it would not have done to give me a hug; and then she looked round for Heathcliff.
"My first aim will be to CLEAN DOWN (do you comprehend the full force of the expression?)--to CLEAN DOWN Moor House from chamber to cellar; my next to rub it up with bees-wax, oil, and an indefinite number of cloths, till it glitters again; my third, to arrange every chair, table, bed, carpet, with mathematical precision; afterwards I shall go near to ruin you in coals and peat to keep up good fires in every room; and lastly, the two days preceding that on which your sisters are expected will be devoted by Hannah and me to such a beating of eggs, sorting of currants, grating of spices, compounding of Christmas cakes, chopping up of materials for mince-pies, and solemnising of other culinary rites, as words can convey but an inadequate notion of to the uninitiated like you.
| PARTY TIME: Organiser of the Community Cohesion Christmas event, Yaqub Masih (front left) cuts the Christmas cake along with the Bishop of Pontefract, Rt Rev Tony Robinson (centre left) and some of the guests from different faiths and organisations attending the party at Huddersfield Methodist Mission.
HOLLY & THE IVY: Marks & Spencer's all-butter Classic Top Iced Christmas Cake comes with pretty hand-finished holly decoration, pounds 6.99.
IFLIKE me you have been running about being too busy for this time of year, you probably can't believe that it is nearly the end of 2009 and time to make the Christmas cake.
In Denmark they enjoy rice pudding with whipped cream and almonds; in Germany they have stollen which is a rich, sweet, yeast-risen bread loaded with dried fruit; in Japan their Christmas cake is usually sponge cake frosted with whipped cream and topped with strawberries.
Five runners-up will receive a Sumptuous Selection Hamper full of Christmas specialities in a traditional willow basket, containing cava, Christmas pudding, wine, Christmas cake and other Christmas delicacies.
Mr Kipling has a tempting selection of cakes including Best Ever Deep Filled Mince Pies, Christmas Cake Slices, Christmas Pudding Slices, Orange & Cranberry Mini Classics and Frosty Fancies.
Mr Kipling Christmas Cake Slices and Christmas Pudding Slices with Brandy Sauce (pounds 1.19 each) ring the changes and are a great alternative to Christmas cake.
RAWALPINDI -- A Christmas cake cutting ceremony was held here at Central Jail Adiala on Tuesday to felicitate the Christian prisoners and employees of the prison on the Christmas.
The men will also have Christmas cake, crisps, and fruit.
Also, a Christmas cake cutting ceremony was held at the LDA office where Director General Amna Imran Khan cut the Christmas cake.