Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. White spongecake.
“-- If a slightly larger cake than the first angel-cake recipe will make is desired, the accompanying recipe should be followed.”
“Do you mean to tell me that if I live on angel-cake I'll grow to be angelic?" demanded Blue Bonnet.”
“Hadn't you better include several tons of angel-cake and fifty gallons or so of ice-cream?" asked Kitty.”
“If you have time, I wish you would," Mrs. Carew said, touching the frosted top of an angel-cake with a tentative finger.”
“Our own poetry was then sentimental, a kind of "sugared angel-cake"; and Longfellow, who was sentimental enough but whose sentiment was balanced by scholarship, made poetry that was like wholesome bread to common men.”
“Mine's in that frame of mind now that transforms my gingerbread into angel-cake, but the time may come when I'll have to beat my eggs to a fluff even for angel-cake, so's not to have it taste like gingerbread to him.”
“Would yer like Darlin 'fer a bridesmaid -- and grog and angel-cake?”
“Eggs went up in price until even packed eggs of the previous summer sold for twenty-seven and thirty cents a dozen, and angel-cake became an impossible dainty.”
“Where a housekeeper feels it necessary to prepare cake, she should select some receipt free from butter or other fat, such as angel-cake or sponge-cake, both of which when properly made are exceedingly good to the taste, and lack the undesirable quality of containing fats.”
“Vesty was there with the rest, munching a slice of angel-cake -- fit food for her!”
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