seed cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n seed cake a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon
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Usage

In literature:

Sesamum seed is abundant just now and cakes are made of ground-nuts, as on the West Coast.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873" by David Livingstone
The bread is much less tempting; baked in small round cakes, varnished, made yellow with saffron, and sprinkled with gingelly seed.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
The Monkey had picked up a persimmon-seed, and the Crab had a piece of toasted rice-cake.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
Now, Mary dear, here's your piece of seed cake.
"The Carbonels" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Let it alone, and eat cookies or seed-cakes, my dear.
"The Candy Country" by Louisa M. Alcott
Others had the form of rolls or cakes, sprinkled with seeds.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
Raisins for cake should have the seeds taken out.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
They sold a great many kinds of seed, too, in wooden bowls, and cakes and good things to eat, such as gilt gingerbread.
"Mopsa the Fairy" by Jean Ingelow
I remember of seeing that waiter of "good seed-cakes" on grandmother's best room table, between the front windows, waiting to be packed in Mr.
"The William Henry Letters" by Abby Morton Diaz
Three smoked herring, three seed-cakes, and a five-cent pie comprised the list of provisions Teddy brought back.
"Teddy and Carrots" by James Otis
The "cake" is in consistency very much like that of flax-seed.
"The South-West" by Jonathon Holt Ingraham
Tell Etta to be quick, and fetch some of her favourite seed-cake from the dining-room sideboard.
"Heriot's Choice" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Yes, I'd like some of Freda's seed-cake, if you'll pass it to me.
"The Girls of St. Cyprian's" by Angela Brazil
You know I never take tea without seed-cake, do I, Doody?
"The Tigress" by Anne Warner
Even Aunt Hannah had evident misgivings, and had put a seed-cake in his trunk.
"The Open Question" by Elizabeth Robins
The beans, crushed very fine and separated from the indigestible seeds, packed into a sweet cake that would keep a year.
"Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights" by J. William Lloyd
Now a glass of milk, or some claret and lemonade, a slice of seed-cake, or some tartlets, brought by a maid from the nearest A.
"Mr. Punch on the Warpath" by Various
And there might have been nothing but seed cake in the house.
"The Great House" by Stanley J. Weyman
Seed-cake always reminds me of eleven o'clock in the morning.
"The Other Side of the Sun" by Evelyn Sharp
The seed-cake incident of Chapter VIII.
"The Key to the Brontë Works" by John Malham-Dembleby
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In poetry:

It was a slap-up day. The wattle's gold
'Ad jist began to peep among the green;
An' dafferdils, commencin' to unfold,
They make the scene
A pitcher that -- 'Struth! 'Ow that tooth did ache!
An', cravin' symperthy, I git -- seed cake!
"Termarter Sorce" by C J Dennis
I sez some wives -- some sorts uv wives, uv course,
If you was lyin' dead, no more to wake,
Would arst yeh if yeh liked termarter sorse,
Or else seed cake.
I sez I don't look for no fond caress,
But symperthy, an' un'erstandin'? Yes!
"Termarter Sorce" by C J Dennis
I sez, sarcastic, that I 'ave no doubt
Some wives might think termarters an' seed cake
Was 'andy sorts uv things to 'ave about
To stop toothache.
But wot I liked in wives, once in a while,
Was commin-sense. (An' 'ere, I seen 'er smile).
"Termarter Sorce" by C J Dennis
I could n't eat no breakfast. Just the sight
Uv sweet things give me tooth a new, worse ache.
Sez she: "You seem to lost yer apetite.
'Ave some seed cake."
Seed cake! Gawstruth! I'm there in agerny,
An' she, 'oo swore to love, sits mockin' me.
"Termarter Sorce" by C J Dennis

In news:

If you like classic angel food cake , leave out the poppy seeds and the lemon zest and substitute vanilla extract for the lemon extract.
If you like classic angel food cake, leave out the poppy seeds and the lemon zest and substitute vanilla extract for the lemon extract.
A combination feeding-watering station, a seed-cake feeder, a handsome bluebird house constructed of reclaimed barn boards, a fuzzy nesting-material ball, and a customizable system of hooks, mounts, brackets, and poles.
Peach Streusel Coffee Cake pumps it up with a topping of oats, walnuts and flax seeds.
If you like classic angel food cake, leave out the poppy seed s and the lemon zest and substitute vanilla extract for the lemon extract.
And stole her recipe box, including a favorite recipe for poppy seed sherry cake.
Giant seed cake celebrates Birdola Products' 20th anniversary.
Press Photo/Lance Wynn Chris Rector, shipping supervisor at Birdola Products, 1650 Broadway Ave NW, operates a forklift holding the 700-pound seed cake .
Press Photo/Lance Wynn Chris Rector, shipping supervisor at Birdola Products, 1650 Broadway Ave NW, operates a forklift holding the 700-pound seed cake.
Phillips crab cakes Plantain chips, pulsed in food processor Canola or other vegetable oil Butter Habañero pepper, peeled and seeded* Mango, peeled and diced Lime juice Cilantro, minced Clover honey.
We love that Bundt cakes don't demand frosting—just let a sweet lemon glaze run over the poppy -seed cake and you've got perfection.
Pipe into cake pop silicone molds and place 3 to 4 pomegranate seeds in the mix.
The poppy seed layer cake at Beans & Barley on the east side is enrobed in buttercream frosting.
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