shortcake

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noun short·cake \ˈshȯrt-ˌkāk\

Definition of shortcake

  1. 1 :  a crisp and often unsweetened biscuit or cookie

  2. 2a :  a dessert made typically of very short baking-powder-biscuit dough spread with sweetened fruitb :  a dish consisting of a rich biscuit split and covered with a meat mixture

1594

First Known Use of shortcake

1594


SHORTCAKE Defined for English Language Learners

shortcake

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noun short·cake \ˈshȯrt-ˌkāk\

Definition of shortcake for English Language Learners

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


SHORTCAKE Defined for Kids

shortcake

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noun short·cake \ˈshȯrt-ˌkāk\

Definition of shortcake for Students

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



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