layer cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n layer cake cake having layers held together by a sweet filling and usually covered with frosting
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Usage

In literature:

A few really fine cakes can be made at a time, and kept in an air-tight box, with layers of paper between, for some time.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
This is very nice for any layer cake.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
Pour into 2 greased layer cake pans.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
I'm a layer cake with a substantial piece of home-made cake for my under layer and an inferior article on top.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
Pile them on a plate with a layer of jelly or marmalade between each of the cakes, and a layer on the top.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
And jest see them layer cakes!
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
Orange Layer Cake 234 806.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
The rim where he stood was uptilted and broken, a huge stratified wall like the edge of a layer cake or the leaves of some mighty book.
"Silver and Gold" by Dane Coolidge
It looked like a layer of chocolate on the top of a cake.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
Bake in three layer cake tins in quite hot oven.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
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In news:

THE layer cake, an American icon, is in dire straits.
Taste of Home's Halloween Layer Cake.
"If you live on Smith Island, you pretty much know how to make them," said Smith as she steadily iced layer after layer of the nine-inch cake in front her.
Pepperidge Farm Red Velvet layer cake.
Package 2-layer size chocolate cake mix.
There's no doubting it's been a contentious election year, layered like a cake with issues, amendments and referendums.
The seven-inch chocolate layer cake used to make the recalled desserts.
Chocolate-Buttermilk Layer Cake with Vanilla Buttercream.
Embellish your decorated cake with a layer of chopped nuts on the sides of your frosted dessert.
The 7-inch chocolate layer cake used to make the recalled desserts.
Irma Cantu's "Layered Toffee Cake".
Using frosting without nuts, frost top of lower cake and place top layer in place.
Top with the second layer of the cake, and frost the top and sides with the remaining frosting .
For a two-layer round cake -- or for cupcakes frosted with a ton of frosting , using a piping bag.
We share the secrets for decorating a cake like a pro -- watch as our Test Kitchen expert frosts a gorgeous layer cake, sharing her tips about the tool she uses, plus the best way to keep your cake pedestal clean for a beautiful presentation.
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In science:

For a general set transformation R between two measure spaces, we define the rearrangement of a measurable function by means of the Layer’s cake formula.
Rearrangement transformations on general measure spaces
An easy application of the Layer’s cake formula shows that f ∗ R(t) = f ∗(t/2) − f ∗(t), where f ∗ denotes the usual rearrangement of f with respect to the Lebesgue measure.
Rearrangement transformations on general measure spaces
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