from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See pancake.
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See johnnycake. See Regional Note at johnnycake.
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- n. A flat type of cake similar to a pancake.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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Just imagine a hot doorstopper battercake chock full of tasty fillings.
A vanilla sponge with a hint of rosewater; a shallow almond torte with domes of apricot peeking through the crust; a blueberry battercake or perhaps a Swiss roll with a filling of cream rippled with crushed raspberries.
You can find chip flavors as tame as Herr's Baby Back Ribs Rippled Potato Chips to Calbee's Okonomiyaki Chips a type of Japanese pan-fried battercake.