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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.
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.
59, and Thorntons Mini Caramel Shortcakes rose in cost by 10p in Waitrose despite shrinking from 12 cakes to 10.
The biscuits, worth PS12,000, included pallets of Elkes shortcakes and Fox's ginger nuts.
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.
Finch lit some candles, and they ate every bite of the shortcakes in complete silence.
Although this dessert is homey enough to evoke shortcakes past, it makes a decidedly elegant end to a summer meal.
Cut the shortcakes in half, add a quennelle (a dessert spoon-shaped scoop) of creme fraiche ice cream to the bottom half, dust the top half with icing sugar and place on top of the ice cream.
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