Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See tea biscuit.

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  • n. A flat, round bread bun, usually containing currants, sultanas or peel and often served toasted and buttered with tea.
  • n. A traditional cookie.
  • n. A sweet cake, sometimes sprinkled with cinnamon and caster sugar, often served warm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea
  • n. flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea

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Examples

  • I obviously don't know a teacake from a snowball, but neither does the Guardian.

    Burns night address to the Tunnock's snowball

  • 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.

    Spiced Nut Teacake

  • Since the top of a "teacake" has that indentation, the cheesecake was put on the bottoms and baked its way through the cake.

    BROWNIE CHEESECAKE TEACAKES

  • 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).

    Cinnamon Teacake : The Cooking Adventures of Chef Paz

  • I may have a new challenge - finding a teacake pan .........

    BROWNIE CHEESECAKE TEACAKES

  • I topped each teacake with a rich whipped chocolate ganache aiming for a "flower" look and placed multi-colored candies in the center.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • 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.

    BROWNIE CHEESECAKE TEACAKES

  • They were coated in powdered sugar, and tasted like a russian teacake … which is why I was CRAZY in love with them!

    Girl Scout Cookies from the past | Baking Bites

  • 'Fair fa' coconut sprinkled face,/Great chieftain o the teacake-race!

    Burns night address to the Tunnock's snowball

  • What makes this teacake so very “doubtful” is the addition of fresh lavender, the historical meaning for which is distrust.

    Mosh Potatoes

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