Definition of Madeira sponge

1. Noun. A rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine.

Exact synonyms: Madeira Cake
Generic synonyms: Sponge Cake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madeira Sponge

Madame Tussaud's
Madame de Maintenon
Madame de Stael
Madaripur District
Madchester
Maddison
Maddox's rod
Maddy
Madeira
Madeira Islands
Madeira River
Madeira cake
Madeira cakes
Madeira sponge
Madeira winter cherry
Madeiran
Madeiras
Madeleine
Madeline
Madelung's deformity
Madelung's disease
Madelung's neck
Madelung constant
Madelyn
Madge
Madhya Pradesh
Madhyamika
Madia elegans

Literary usage of Madeira sponge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Household Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Daily Wants by Alexander V. Hamilton (1873)
"Directions for making—Pound cake, Savoy, ordinary plain, ordinary seed, currant, bride, rice, madeira, sponge, and other cakes ; gingerbread ; Scotch and ..."

2. Etiquette: what to do, and how to do it by Lady Constance Howard (1885)
"... like wafers, hot buttered toast, tea cakes, muffins, crumpets, scones; and in Yorkshire, ' pikelets;' 'Queen cakes, cakes, plain, seed, madeira, sponge, ..."

3. Bread, Cakes, and Biscuits by S. Beaty-Pownall (1906)
"A very easy form of these is produced by slicing down more or less thinly any kind of nice cake, such as Madeira, sponge, orange, chocolate, &c. ..."

4. The "Queen" Cookery Books by S. Beaty-Pownall (1902)
"A very easy form of these is produced by slicing down more or less thinly any kind of nice cake, such as Madeira, sponge. orange, chocolate, &c. ..."

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