noun short·cake \-ˌkāk\

: a dessert made with a rich cake that is served with sweetened fruit on top

Full Definition of SHORTCAKE

:  a crisp and often unsweetened biscuit or cookie
a :  a dessert made typically of very short baking-powder-biscuit dough spread with sweetened fruit
b :  a dish consisting of a rich biscuit split and covered with a meat mixture

First Known Use of SHORTCAKE

SHORTCAKE Defined for Kids


noun short·cake \ˈshrt-ˌkāk\

Definition of SHORTCAKE for Kids

:  a dessert made usually of rich biscuit dough baked and served with sweetened fruit


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