layer cake


chiefly US
: a cake made of more than one layer

Examples of layer cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Why not expand their ornament collection with this white layer cake? Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 31 Oct. 2023 Combining the companies’ acreage would allow the group to drill longer wells to reach deeper into the layer cake of shale resources in the basin. Clifford Krauss, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2023 Add this frosting to your favorite layer cake or crumbling cupcakes for an extra flavor profile. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 16 Oct. 2023 Visible new construction is just the icing on a century-old subterranean layer cake of infrastructure. Curbed, 13 Sep. 2023 Try pairing with: Pecan Pie Cake Hummingbird Snack Cake Butter Toffee-Pecan Layer Cake Applesauce Snack Cake Eggnog Layer Cake Banana Snack Cake Storing Browned Butter Frosting This frosting can be made in advance, making assembling the perfect layer cake a little bit easier. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 10 Sep. 2023 Ganache serves as a silky, rich filling in this stunning layer cake. Patricia S York, Southern Living, 1 Aug. 2023 Consider the case of supercars that incorporate carbon-fiber tubs, visible carbon-fiber skins (which are book matched), and the layer cake of exclusive materials and finishes that make putting Humpty Dumpty back together again a daunting task indeed. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 22 July 2023 Today the primary semiconductor in a new smartphone has between 10 and 20 billion transistors, each about the size of a virus, carved like a layer cake into the structure of the silicon. Alex W. Palmer, New York Times, 12 July 2023 See More

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“Layer cake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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