Christmas cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Christmas cake a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
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Usage

In literature:

Even the cook had baked a Christmas cake with a fancy top.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
Late as it is, she will like some apples and cake and a Merry Christmas from the family.
"Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5" by Louisa M. Alcott
There was a Christmas tree at one side of the room, and the table was filled with fruit, cake, and candy.
"American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward Stratemeyer
The driving spray froze onto every thing till the ship was sugared like a vast Christmas cake.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Jim went out presently to get some Christmas cake.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
You shall have some Christmas cake and wine with us, Cary can take tea with Isabel and Alice, and the little girl can have a good romp.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Proceeding along the coast, they came to a headland, which they called Circular Head, from its resemblance to a Christmas cake.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
I gave them one of the Christmas cakes and some cigarettes.
"'My Beloved Poilus'" by Anonymous
In the middle of it stood an enormous Christmas cake, sugar-covered, bedecked with flags.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
When I left her to come to Clifton she told me she would send me a cake for Christmas.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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In poetry:

"No Winters now, my little Maid,
Like those that used to come,
Making our Christmas sparkle, bright
As crystallized plum-cake at night,
And Frost his Puck-like trickeries played,
With fancies frolicsome.
"A Winter's Tale For The Little Ones." by Gerald Massey

In news:

Where a Yule Log Is So Much More Than Christmas Cake .
Gib Young's Christmas Ice Cream Cake.
Twelfth Night means many things to New Orleanians, including the official start of the Carnival season -- and the king cake season -- as well as the end of the Christmas season.
Cake Boss Bakes High-tech Christmas.
Holiday cakes, breads and rolls were featured, but it was Christmas cookies that drew the most space.
Cookies and cakes have been a Christmas treat for centuries.
The Cake Boss celebrates Christmas with an elaborate home lighting display automated via Elan g. View more cool homes.
Instructables collected 10 Super Mario-themed Christmas projects, from 1-up cakes to an invincibility star tree topper.
Gingerbread and pear cake offers a slice of Christmas.
The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church (USA) will hold its annual Christmas Goodies Bazaar on Saturday, Dec 8, from 10 am to 2 pm You can shop for homemade cakes, cookies, handmade crafts, gifts, and books.
He became intrigued by the idea of transforming the often kitschy bûche de Noël , a traditional French Christmas dessert of sponge cake rolled into a cylinder, covered in icing and decorated to resemble a Yule log.
Her new book shows how to make more than 20 different winter-themed cake pop creations including adorable little Christmas trees, silly snowmen, tiny gingerbread houses and many more.
She said her late father-in-law used to make these cakes and deliver them to Trinity West Hospital in Steubenville, Ohio, at Christmas.
When a friend gifted me with this pound cake one Christmas, I just had to have the recipe.
Christmas cake, more often called fruitcake in the US, gets a bad rap.
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