flapjack


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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.
Are they seriously saying one of their loyal customers, walking down the high street, intent on treating himself to a whopper, with fries, and Coke, is going to be misled into buying a flapjack instead of a burger.
A heavy and very syrupy flapjack. Sweet tasting and slightly sticky.
The young people gave up their free time as part of the academy's Be Brilliant challenge, to bake flapjack and biscuits and raised more than PS300 for dementia awareness | A 'Big day at Loftus' was held by the Loftus Community Forum.
You can dunk one end of each flapjack into the melted chocolate, or you can drizzle the melted chocolate over the flapjacks.
Natural Balance Foods has revamped its Trek Protein Flapjack range with an improved recipe and new flavours.
THE picnic season is here and all that outdoor living and extra exercise gives you the perfect excuse to treat the family to a homemade flapjack. Yes, they're pretty calorific - but in small doses they're pretty terrific, too!
The accolade for a delicious blackcurrant flapjack made by Llanrwst-based Siwgr a Sbeis is even more special as it is the first time the homegrown Welsh company has entered one of its products for a food award.