Eccles cake


Eccles cake
noun (C) BrE a round cake filled with currants (=type of dried fruit)

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • Eccles cake — An Eccles cake is a small, round cake filled with currants and made from puff pastry with butter and topped with demerara sugar.Name and originEccles cakes are named after the English town of Eccles, in Salford. It is not known who invented the… …   Wikipedia

  • Eccles cake — UK [ˈek(ə)lz ˌkeɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms Eccles cake : singular Eccles cake plural Eccles cakes a type of small cake filled with dried currants (= fruit) …   English dictionary

  • Eccles cake — n a small round cake made of pastry covered with sugar, and filled with currants (= dried grapes). They were originally made in Eccles, in Lancashire (now Greater Manchester). * * * …   Universalium

  • Eccles cake — noun Brit. a round flat cake of sweetened pastry filled with currants. Origin named after the town of Eccles near Manchester …   English new terms dictionary

  • Eccles cake — /ˈɛkəlz keɪk/ (say ekuhlz kayk) noun a small, round cake made from puff pastry and filled with currants, butter and sugar. {named after Eccles, a town in Lancashire, England} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eccles cake — n. a round flat cake made of pastry filled with currants etc. Etymology: Eccles in N. England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eccles cake — Ec|cles cake [ˈekəlz keık] n BrE a round cake filled with ↑currants (=type of dried fruit) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Eccles cake — noun A small, round, oven baked cake made from a currant based filling enclosed in puff pastry …   Wiktionary

  • Eccles — can refer to:Places*Eccles (UK Parliament constituency) mdash; a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom *Eccles Avenue Historic District, Ogden, Utah *Eccles Broadcast Center, Salt Lake City, Utah …   Wikipedia

  • Eccles, Greater Manchester — Coordinates: 53°28′57″N 2°20′20″W / 53.4824°N 2.3390°W / 53.4824; 2.3390 …   Wikipedia


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