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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
References in classic literature ?
I've got a shortcake piano, but none of my family can play on it," he said, reflectively.
He had told Susan that he had never tasted anything like her strawberry shortcake and Susan's susceptible heart was his forever.
PERFECT FOR SUMMER STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES INGREDIENTS: 1 medium egg, 75g caster sugar, 100g Trex, 200g plain flour, pinch of salt, 50g polenta or semolina.
COOKING with the kids PERFECT FOR SUMMER STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES INGREDIENTS: 1 medium egg, 75g caster sugar, 100g Trex, 200g plain flour, pinch of salt, 50g polenta or semolina.
Work with the chef to create new and enticing recipes that would become the signature dishes for the campaign including Double Strawberry & Rose Shortcakes and Strawberry Mousse Cake.
The cream biscuits in this recipe for strawberry shortcakes easily beat out every other option.
In August, Narvaez invited Liu, 35, and Yao, 36, both pursuing doctoral degrees on social work at Chi Nan University in Puli, Taiwan, to teach BMPC members on baking shortcakes filled with pineapple, ube and gabi.
59, and Thorntons Mini Caramel Shortcakes rose in cost by 10p in Waitrose despite shrinking from 12 cakes to 10.
Although most shortcakes are made from a biscuit dough, or even a scone dough, nowadays we see many of them prepared with sweet dessert-type cakes like sponge or pound cakes.
quart of low-fat vanilla ice cream * pre-made shortcakes * fresh whole blueberries and sliced strawberries * whipped cream
Let mixture sit for 1 hour, refrigerated, before topping your shortcakes.
Although this dessert is homey enough to evoke shortcakes past, it makes a decidedly elegant end to a summer meal.