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also hot cake  (hŏt′kāk′)
go/sell like hotcakes Informal
To be disposed of quickly; be in great demand: Programs for the championship game went like hotcakes.

hot′ cake`

or hot′cake`,

a pancake or griddlecake.
sell or go like hot cakes, to be bought, taken, or disposed of very quickly, esp. in quantity.
[1675–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: cake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddlehot cake - 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
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