Madeira cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Madeira cake a rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine
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Usage

In literature:

Early the next morning he bought a cake and a bottle of Madeira.
"Bel Ami" by Henri Rene Guy de Maupassant
Proceed as in recipe of "Madeira Cake," adding the cocoa and flavouring with vanilla.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
There are cakes and a bottle of Madeira.
"Audrey" by Mary Johnston
MATTY would like to know the way to make Madeira cake.
"Little Folks (November 1884)" by Various
Take as many macaroons as the bottom of your dish will hold; peel off the wafers, and dip the cakes in Madeira or mountain wine.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
He went home early the next day, carrying a paper bag of cakes and a bottle of Madeira, purchased at the grocer's.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6" by Guy de Maupassant
Then they had coffee and cake, and a glass or two of old Madeira.
"In the Van; or, The Builders" by John Price-Brown
A sixpenny sponge or Madeira cake is the foundation of this summer sweet.
"Paper-bag Cookery" by Vera Serkoff
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In news:

200g good Madeira cake, lemon or plain sponge, cut into cubes.
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