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short·cake

 (shôrt′kāk′)
n.
1. A dessert consisting of a biscuit or cake served with fruit and topped with cream.
2. The biscuit or cake made for this dessert.

shortcake

(ˈʃɔːtˌkeɪk)
n
1. (Cookery) a kind of shortbread made from a rich biscuit dough
2. (Cookery) a dessert made of layers of shortcake filled with fruit and cream
[C16: from short (in the sense: crumbly)]

short•cake

(ˈʃɔrtˌkeɪk)

n.
1. a short, sometimes sweetened biscuit, filled or topped with fruit and whipped cream.
2. a cake made with a large proportion of shortening.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shortcake - very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loafshortcake - very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
baking-powder biscuit - leavened with baking powder
Translations

shortcake

[ˈʃɔːtkeɪk] N
1. (Brit) especie de mantecada
2. (US) → torta f de frutas

shortcake

[ˈʃɔːrtkeɪk]
n (British) (= shortbread) → sablé m
(mainly US) (= dessert) strawberry shortcake → tarte f sablée aux fraisesshort-change [ˌʃɔːrtˈtʃeɪndʒ] vt
(in shop) [+ customer] → ne pas rendre assez à
(= treat unfairly) → être injuste enversshort-circuit [ˌʃɔːrtˈsɜːrkɪt]
ncourt-circuit m
vt
(ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS)court-circuiter
(fig) (= bypass) [+ process, system] → court-circuiter

shortcake

[ˈʃɔːtˌkeɪk] n (Am) torta di pasta frolla farcita con frutta e panna (Brit) → frollino
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