sponge cake

sponge cake

/spˈʌndʒ kˈeɪk/
noun
a soft cake made with eggs, flour, sugar, and sometimes butter

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layer cake

layer cake

/lˈeɪɚ kˈeɪk/
noun
cake having layers held together by a sweet filling and usually covered with frosting

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flourless cake

flourless cake

/flaɪʊɹləs keɪk/
noun
*** cakes include baked cheesecakes and flourless chocolate cakes

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one egg cake

one egg cake

/wʌn ɛɡ keɪk/
noun
*** made with one egg. They can be made with butter or vegetable shortening

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chocolate cake

chocolate cake

/tʃˈɑːklət kˈeɪk/
noun
cake containing chocolate

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coffee cake

coffee cake

/kˈɔfi kˈeɪk/
noun
a cake or sweet bread usually served with coffee

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carrot cake

carrot cake

/kæɹət keɪk/
noun
*** cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter

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coconut cake

coconut cake

/kˈoʊkənˌʌt kˈeɪk/
noun
cake containing shredded coconut in batter and frosting

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butter cake

butter cake

/bʌɾɚ keɪk/
noun
*** made from creamed butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. They rely on the combination of butter and sugar beaten for an extended time to incorporate air into the batter

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applesauce cake

applesauce cake

/ˈæpəlsˌɔːs kˈeɪk/
noun
moist spicy cake containing applesauce

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spice cake

spice cake

/spˈaɪs kˈeɪk/
noun
cake flavored with spices

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birthday cake

birthday cake

/bˈɜːθdeɪ kˈeɪk/
noun
a decorated cake with candles on it that is served in a birthday party

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wedding cake

wedding cake

/wˈɛdɪŋ kˈeɪk/
noun
a rich cake with two or more tiers and covered with frosting and decorations; served at a wedding reception

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christmas cake

christmas cake

/kɹˈɪsməs kˈeɪk/
noun
a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas

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angel food cake

angel food cake

/ˈeɪndʒəl fˈuːd kˈeɪk/
noun
a light sponge cake made without egg yolks

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babka

babka

/ˈbæbkə/
noun
a coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds

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black forest cake

black forest cake

/blæk fɔːɹɪst keɪk/
noun
*** a chocolate sponge cake with a rich cherry filling based on a German dessert

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boston cream pie

boston cream pie

/bˈɔstən kɹˈiːm pˈaɪ/
noun
layer cake filled with custard

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brownie

brownie

/ˈbɹaʊni/
noun
a square shaped flat cake that is made with chocolate and occasionally nuts

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charlotte

charlotte

/ˈʃɑɹɫət/
noun
a cooked dessert made with sponge cake, biscuits or lady fingers placed in a mold and filled with whipped cream and fruits

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cheesecake

cheesecake

/ˈtʃizˌkeɪk/
noun
a type of sweet dessert made from soft cheese on a cake or biscuit base

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chiffon cake

chiffon cake

/tʃˈɪfən kˈeɪk/
noun
very light cake

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cupcake

cupcake

/ˈkəpˌkeɪk/
noun
a small cake baked in the shape of a small cup and usually with frosting

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devil's food cake

devil's food cake

/dˈɛvəlz fˈuːd kˈeɪk/
noun
very dark chocolate cake

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eccles cake

eccles cake

/ˈɛkəlz kˈeɪk/
noun
a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit

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flan

flan

/ˈfɫæn/
noun
a baked dessert consisting of custard that is topped with caramel

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fruitcake

fruitcake

/ˈfɹutˌkeɪk/
noun
a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on

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ice-cream cake

ice-cream cake

/ˈaɪskɹˈiːm kˈeɪk/
noun
ice cream molded to look like a cake

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madeira cake

madeira cake

/meɪdˈiəɹə kˈeɪk/
noun
a rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine

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marble cake

marble cake

/mˈɑːɹbəl kˈeɪk/
noun
made of light and dark batter very lightly blended

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mooncake

mooncake

/muːnkeɪk/
noun
*** a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival

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pavlova

pavlova

/pˈævlʌvə/
noun
a dessert made with cream, fruit, and meringue

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petit four

petit four

/pətˈiː fˈoːɹ/
noun
a small designed cake which is served with tea or coffee

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pound cake

pound cake

/pˈaʊnd kˈeɪk/
noun
rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour

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red velvet cake

red velvet cake

/ɹɛd vɛlvɪt keɪk/
noun
*** traditionally a red, red-brown, crimson, or scarlet-colored layer cake, layered with ermine icing

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rock cake

rock cake

/ɹˈɑːk kˈeɪk/
noun
a small cake with a hard surface said to resemble a rock

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rum baba

rum baba

/ɹˈʌm bˈɑːbə/
noun
a baba soaked in rum

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souffle

souffle

/suˈfɫeɪ/
noun
a dish made with mixing beaten egg whites, flour, and milk together with cheese or fruit until light and spongy

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swiss roll

swiss roll

/swˈɪs ɹˈoʊl/
noun
thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake

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teacake

teacake

/tˈiːkeɪk/
noun
any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea

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tiramisu

tiramisu

/ˌtɪɹəˈmɪˌsu/
noun
an Italian sweet dish made with layers of cake covered with coffee, chocolate, and mascarpone cheese

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upside-down cake

upside-down cake

/ˈʌpsaɪddˌaʊn kˈeɪk/
noun
batter baked atop a layer of sweetened fruit then turned upside down so fruit is on top

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madeleine

madeleine

/mædəɫɛn/
noun
*** very small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell-like shape acquired from being baked in pans with shell-shaped depressions

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bundt cake

bundt cake

/bʌnt keɪk/
noun
*** a cake that is baked in a Bundt pan, shaping it into a distinctive doughnut shape

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sheet cake

sheet cake

/ʃiːt keɪk/
noun
*** a cake baked in a large, flat, rectangular cake pan

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sno ball

sno ball

/snoʊ bɔːl/
noun
*** cream-filled chocolate cakes covered with marshmallow frosting and coconut flakes

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pancake

pancake

/pænkeɪk/
noun
a flat round cake that is thin and is made with milk, eggs, and flour, which is then baked in a pan

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hotcake

hotcake

/ˈhɑtˌkeɪk/
noun
a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle

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flapjack

flapjack

/ˈfɫæpˌdʒæk/
noun
a thin flat cake made with a batter, both sides of which are cooked on a griddle

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blini

blini

/blˈɪni/
noun
Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream

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crepe

crepe

/ˈkɹeɪp/
noun
a very thin pancake, originally made in Brittany, France

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gateau

gateau

/ɡɑˈtoʊ/
noun
any layered cake that is filled with chocolate, fruits, nuts and cream

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medovik

medovik

/mɛdəvɪk/
noun
*** a layer cake popular in countries of the former Soviet Union

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