Definition of Shortcakes

1. Noun. (plural of shortcake) ¹

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Definition of Shortcakes

1. shortcake [n] - See also: shortcake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shortcakes

short vowel
short wave
short wave diathermy
short waves
short whist
shortage
shortages
shortalls
shortarm
shortboard
shortboards
shortbread
shortbread cookie
shortbreads
shortcake
shortcakes (current term)
shortchange
shortchanged
shortchanger
shortchangers
shortchanges
shortchanging
shortclothes
shortcode
shortcodes
shortcoming
shortcomings
shortcrust
shortcrust pastry
shortcut

Literary usage of Shortcakes

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1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"CHAPTER V. BISCUITS, BREAKFAST CAKES, AND shortcakes. Batters, Sponges, and Doughs. BATTER is a mixture of flour and some liquid (usually combined with ..."

2. Better Meals for Less Money by Marietta McPherson Greenough (1917)
"CHAPTER XIX shortcakes AND ROULETTES 441.—SHORTCAKE 1% cups flour ' % teaspoon ... If individual shortcakes are preferred, roll, cut with a biscuit cutter, ..."

3. Mrs. Norton's Cook-book: Selecting, Cooking, and Serving for the Home Table by Jeanette Young Norton (1917)
"... until a drop forms a soft ball when dropped into cold water. Remove from the fire, add the juice of a lemon, and serve. shortcakes Shortcake & la ..."

4. Preserving and Pickling: Two Hundred Recipes for Preserves, Jellies, Jams by Mary Mason Wright (1917)
"... STRAWBERRIES FOR WINTER shortcakes One may have uncooked strawberries for shortcakes and frozen desserts in the winter by putting up the strawberries in ..."

5. Balanced Daily Diet by Janet McKenzie Hill (1920)
"INDIVIDUAL CHICKEN shortcakes 1 cupfuls pastry flour 4 level teaspoonfuls baking powder }/2 teaspoonful salt J4 to % cupful Crisco % cupful milk (about) J4 ..."

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