[ US /ˈʃɔɹtˌkeɪk/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɔːtke‍ɪk/ ]
  1. very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
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How To Use shortcake In A Sentence

  • I'm with you; strawberry shortcake is one of the best possible uses for good strawberries (and makes me envy people with June birthdays). Long days, strawberry shortcake nights | Homesick Texan
  • Strawberry shortcake is typically made with a biscuit-like cake or scone that is split and filled with strawberries and sweetened whipped cream. What is a shortcake? | Baking Bites
  • And the desserts are an oddly dismal lot, from an apple pie in which the fruit is stiff, the crust sodden, to a stodgy strawberry shortcake on hard, stale biscuits.
  • Yeah, but he misses out on the shortcake, which is obviously the best dessert. Archive 2007-01-01
  • I know it's a bad habit, eating sweets in he morning, but strawberry shortcake is my favorite food.
  • It has some of the best Southern food I've ever tasted, and their strawberry shortcake is divine. Seattle Bon Vivant:
  • The choux pastry that makes the cream puffs is lightweight and soft, so these are much lighter and less filling than regular shortcakes. 2009 May | Baking Bites
  • Sometimes a different fruit is used and some cooks may substitute sponge cake for shortcake; but no alternative version can match the excellence of the original.
  • Od, lass," said Mrs. Shortcake, weighing it in her hand, and wishing, doubtless, that the too, too solid wax would melt and dissolve itself, "I wad like to ken what's in the inside o 'this, for that Lovel dings a' that ever set foot on the plainstanes o 'Fairport -- naebody kens what to make o' him. The Antiquary — Complete
  • But my favorite way to eat strawberries is in that classic concoction: strawberry shortcake. Long days, strawberry shortcake nights | Homesick Texan
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