sponge cake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sponge cake a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Each year all of the Hostess bakeries combined bake 500 million Twinkies a year. (A twinkie is a sponge cake with a creamy filling.)
    • Sponge cake a kind of sweet cake which is light and spongy.
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Usage

In literature:

You might bake a sponge cake, and put icing on top.
"The Bobbsey Twins at Home" by Laura Lee Hope
Turn into a tureen, and serve with a plate of sponge cakes or fancy biscuits.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Give him milk and sponge cake.
"Baby Pitcher's Trials" by Mrs. May
I could have had sponge cakes, if I'd only known!
"While Caroline Was Growing" by Josephine Daskam Bacon
One of our neighbors was noted for her molasses sponge cake.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
I used to make sponge-cakes on board the "Medora," with eggs brought from Constantinople.
"Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands" by Mary Seacole
They are sponge cakes, Dicky, filled with cream, and they are food for the gods.
"Mistress Anne" by Temple Bailey
She now petted him and coaxed him to let her go, saying when she came home she would bring him a pretty little sponge cake.
"A Missionary Twig" by Emma L. Burnett
Once in a while, and after meals, Mrs. Orde allowed him a single piece of sponge-cake; no more.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
They were heavier than Mrs. Grimper's sponge cake!
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
After I'd been in a little time I saw a sponge-cake on the table, and when I tried it, what d'ye think I found?
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
Norton brought a great piece of sponge-cake to Matilda.
"Trading" by Susan Warner
Bowls of great unhulled strawberries added their touch of color, as did the generous slices of golden sponge-cake.
"Harper's Round Table, July 30, 1895" by Various
Cut in the beaten whites of eggs last, as you do for sponge cake.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
But there are only eight sandwiches, Carrots; eight sandwiches and four sponge cakes and a packet of Albert biscuits.
""Carrots:"" by Mrs. Molesworth
The chocolate loaf is made of a sponge cake, hollowed out, covered inside and out with a plain chocolate icing.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
I mustn't eat sponge-cake, thank you.
"Mr. Punch with The Children" by Various
Cakes without butter, or some form of sponge cakes.
"The Mary Frances Cook Book" by Jane Earye Fryer
At any rate, I expect they can manage a sponge cake for us.
"The Drunkard" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The shape of an ingot is similar to a sponge cake, narrower at the bottom than at the top.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In news:

Could the end of the beloved, creme-filled sponge cakes be at hand.
Sponge Cake with Strawberry Jam Filling.
Italian sponge cake with a creamy filling.
Mother's Day Cake Recipe: Coffee Sponge Cake .
There has been a long running joke that the delicious cream filled sponge cake can never be destroyed only enjoyed.
It is essentially a vanilla sponge cake, soaked in a mix of condensed, evaporated and regular milk.
Pepperidge Farm (or other brand) Puff Pastry Sheets Sponge Cake or store bought Pound Cake White Chocolate Pastry Cream (see below) Orange Liqueor or your choice of Flavored Syrup Sliced Fresh Fruit (your choice) Apple Jelly for glaze.
(MCT) — NEW YORK — Twinkies may last forever, but the same can't be said for the company that makes the cream-filled sponge cake.
His invention of a cream filled sponge cake fulfilled many dreams.
This delectable version of the popular Italian dessert includes the traditional sponge cakes soaked in coffee and liqueur for the base.
Articles Tagged ' sponge cake'.
Mother's Day Cake Recipe: Coffee Sponge Cake.
Whip up a delicious, lightly sweet dessert with this recipe for Maple Sponge Cake.
Tucson News NowVegan Sponge Cake.
The ultimate Victoria sponge cake.
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