sponge cake

noun
Updated on: 22 Jan 2018

Definition of sponge cake

: a light cake made without shortening

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First Known Use of sponge cake

1805


SPONGE CAKE Defined for English Language Learners

sponge cake

noun

Definition of sponge cake for English Language Learners

  • : a very light cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar


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