tea cake

noun

Definition of tea cake

1 : a small flat cake usually made with raisins
2 : cookie

Examples of tea cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The afternoon tea features a wide variety of teas and a menu of royal Kensington biscuits, majestic apricot crumb bar, along with a chocolate tea cake. Roger Sands, Forbes, 17 May 2021 Filipino mango float to British tea cake to that nostalgic banana pudding on the back of the Nilla wafer box. Julia O'malley, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Mar. 2021 Stella Jean’s is known for its unique ice cream flavors, including recent specials s’mores, ube & pandesal toffee, milk & cookies and Earl Gray & citrus tea cake. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Sep. 2020 Squirrel-skinning and tea cakes have made way for pizza and hummus, and this time around, there is tempeh, chana masala and Beef Rendang. Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2019 Favorites include the traditional spritz, Russian tea cakes, peanut butter kiss and roll outs. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, 5 Dec. 2019 According to Colorland, women traditionally get the day off and get together for tea cakes while the men do the housework and the cooking. Annie O’sullivan, Woman's Day, 13 Dec. 2019 Fans of the bakery’s straightforward tea cakes, currant scones and fruit galettes won’t be disappointed. Melissa Clark, New York Times, 3 Dec. 2019 Romanian sarmale were soon ready on Saturday, and desserts, from nut and poppy seed rolls to Russian tortes and tea cakes, were to be made in the next couple weeks. Katie Jones, baltimoresun.com, 12 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of tea cake

1805, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tea cake was in 1805

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“Tea cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20cake. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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tea cake

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tea cake

: a small, flat cake that usually has raisins and is eaten with tea

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