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Frangipane vs. Cake

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Frangipanenoun

(uncountable) A cream made from ground almonds used in confectionery

Cakenoun

A rich, sweet dessert food, typically made of flour, sugar, and eggs and baked in an oven, and often covered in icing.

Frangipanenoun

(countable) A pastry filled with this cream

Cakenoun

A small mass of baked dough, especially a thin loaf from unleavened dough.

‘an oatmeal cake’; ‘a johnnycake’;

Frangipanenoun

A perfume of jasmine; frangipani.

Cakenoun

A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake.

‘buckwheat cakes’;

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Frangipanenoun

A species of pastry, containing cream and almonds.

Cakenoun

A block of any of various dense materials.

‘a cake of soap’; ‘a cake of sand’;

Frangipanenoun

pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling

Cakenoun

(slang) A trivially easy task or responsibility; from a piece of cake.

Frangipane

Frangipane ( FRAN-jih-pa(y)n, Italian: [ˌfrandʒiˈpaːne]) is a sweet almond-flavored custard used in a variety of ways including cakes and such pastries as the Bakewell tart, conversation tart, Jésuite and pithivier. A French spelling from a 1674 cookbook is franchipane with the earliest modern spelling coming from a 1732 confectioners' dictionary.

Cakenoun

(slang) Money.

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Cakenoun

Used to describe the doctrine of having one's cake and eating it too, particularly regarding the UK’s approach to Brexit negotiations.

Cakeverb

(transitive) Coat (something) with a crust of solid material.

‘His shoes are caked with mud.’;

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Cakenoun

A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.

Cakenoun

A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any size or shape.

Cakenoun

A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.

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Cakenoun

A mass of matter concreted, congealed, or molded into a solid mass of any form, esp. into a form rather flat than high; as, a cake of soap; an ague cake.

‘Cakes of rusting ice come rolling down the flood.’;

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Cakeverb

To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.

‘Clotted blood that caked within.’;

Cakeverb

To cackle as a goose.

Cakenoun

a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax);

‘a bar of chocolate’;

Cakenoun

small flat mass of chopped food

Cakenoun

made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs

Cakeverb

form a coat over;

‘Dirt had coated her face’;

Cake

Cake is a form of sweet food made from flour, sugar, and other ingredients, that is usually baked. In their oldest forms, cakes were modifications of bread, but cakes now cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate, and that share features with other desserts such as pastries, meringues, custards, and pies.

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