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flap·jack

 (flăp′jăk′)
n.
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.

[Earlier flap, to flip (a pancake) + jack, fellow (as used to form the name of objects and contrivances).]

flapjack

(ˈflæpˌdʒæk)
n
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]

flap•jack

(ˈflæpˌdʒæk)

n.
griddlecake; pancake.
[1590–1600]

flapjack

pancake

Flapjack

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Flapjack - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddleflapjack - 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
blintz, blintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
crape, French pancake, crepe - small very thin pancake
german pancake, pfannkuchen - puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
latke, potato pancake - made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
tortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
Translations

flapjack

[ˈflæpdʒæk] N (US) (= pancake) → torta f, panqueque m (LAm) (Brit) torta de avena

flapjack

[ˈflæpdʒæk] n
(US) (= pancake) → crêpe f épaisse
(British) (= biscuit) → galette f (à base d'avoine et de mélasse)

flapjack

n (US) → Pfannkuchen m; (Brit) → Haferkeks m

flapjack

[ˈflæpˌdʒæk] n (Brit) (biscuit) → biscotto di avena (Am) (pancake) → frittella
References in classic literature ?
While coffee was boiling, bacon frying, and flapjacks were being mixed, Daylight found time to put on a big pot of beans.
Warmed-over flapjacks, warmed-over beans, fried bacon, and coffee composed the breakfast.
At a table he sat and consumed beefsteak, flapjacks, doughnuts and pie.
Flapjacks and bacon and warmed-over beans constituted his supper.
If using one large tin, lift the flapjack out onto a board and cut into pieces while warm.
Thomas was almost a blur as he scurried about mixing the pancake batter to just the right consistency so that when veteran flapjack flipper, Bundren, poured them onto the sizzling hot grill in front of him, they would turn out just perfect.
Time to prepare: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Serves: 8-10 Ingredients 175g dates, stoned and chopped 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 250ml boiling water 2 firm large pears, peeled, cored and chopped 100g butter 100g caster sugar 75g light brown sugar 250g self-raising flour 2 eggs, beaten For the flapjack mix topping 75g butter 150g light brown sugar 100ml double cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp golden syrup 100g desiccated coconut Method 1 Prepare a 4in deep 9in tin with baking parchment and grease well with butter.
Henny wants to win the Pineville Flapjack Contest to get the first prize of the Whoopie Howdy
Swirl golden syrup through clotted cream ice cream, then sandwich between oat cookies (use ones with dried fruit for the ultimate flapjack nostalgia).
A MAN was caught trying to break in to a flapjack factory near Bedworth in the early hours of Monday morning.
WITH the Bake Off now complete and me still at the stage of a first year home economics student, I completed my baking regime with a hearty round of flapjack.
Lupe Impala, Elirio Malaria, and Flapjack Octopus are friends who share a passion for fixing cars, especially lowriders.