American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See tea biscuit.
- n. UK A flat, round bread bun, usually containing currants, sultanas or peel and often served toasted and buttered with tea.
- n. US A traditional cookie.
- n. Australia A sweet cake, sometimes sprinkled with cinnamon and caster sugar, often served warm.
- n. any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea
- n. flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
“I obviously don't know a teacake from a snowball, but neither does the Guardian.”
“The teacake is a really nice light style of cake but those nuts - they are spiced with a mix of cardamom, cinnamon and allspice, tossed in sugar and then toasted in the oven just until the sugar caramelises and the nuts become crisp - a spicy, sweet, nutty nirvana.”
“Since the top of a "teacake" has that indentation, the cheesecake was put on the bottoms and baked its way through the cake.”
“When I asked her if she was going to blog about her teacake, she said no because she was too busy (I certainly know the feeling).”
“I may have a new challenge - finding a teacake pan .........”
“I topped each teacake with a rich whipped chocolate ganache aiming for a "flower" look and placed multi-colored candies in the center.”
“I used the same recipe as I did when I made the actual bar version of this recipe a while back, only these were baked in a teacake pan which I've been dying to utilize.”
“They were coated in powdered sugar, and tasted like a russian teacake … which is why I was CRAZY in love with them!”
“Fair fa' coconut sprinkled face,/Great chieftain o the teacake-race!”
“What makes this teacake so very “doubtful” is the addition of fresh lavender, the historical meaning for which is distrust.”
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