Definition of Madeira cake noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Madeira cake

BrE BrE//məˈdɪərə keɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈdɪrə keɪk//
(British English) (North American English pound cake) [uncountable, countable]
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a plain yellow cake made with eggs, fat, flour and sugar Word Originso named because it was eaten as an accompaniment to a glass of Madeira.

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