Rout cake

Rout´ cake`


1.A kind of rich sweet cake made for routs, or evening parties.
Twenty-four little rout cakes that were lying neglected in a plate.
- Thackeray.
References in classic literature ?
Being an invalid, Joseph Sedley contented himself with a bottle of claret besides his Madeira at dinner, and he managed a couple of plates full of strawberries and cream, and twenty-four little rout cakes that were lying neglected in a plate near him, and certainly
It was eventualy found, as it always is, under a bush, and received its own reward in the shape of a slice of rich fruit cake called 'rout cake'.