Madeira cake

Madeira cake
Madeira cake NOUN Brit. a close-textured, rich kind of sponge cake.

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  • Madeira cake — noun a rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine • Syn: ↑Madeira sponge • Hypernyms: ↑sponge cake * * * Madeira cake noun A plain, rich sponge cake • • • Main Entry: ↑Madeira * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Madeira cake — noun Brit. a close textured, rich kind of sponge cake. Origin so named because formerly eaten as an accompaniment to Madeira wine …   English new terms dictionary

  • Madeira cake — Ma deira cake n [U and C] a kind of plain yellow cake …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Madeira cake — noun (U) a kind of plain yellow cake …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Madeira cake — /məˈdɪərə keɪk/ (say muh dearruh kayk) noun a rich, yellow cake, containing no fruit, and flavoured only with lemon …   Australian English dictionary

  • Madeira (disambiguation) — Madeira (the Portuguese word for wood) is the name of a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, an autonomous region of Portugal and a popular holiday destination. It is also the name of the largest of the islands.It may also refer to:;Other… …   Wikipedia

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