a small cake, cookie, tart, or the like, for serving with tea or punch.
(in England) a light, flat, sweet cake with raisins, usually buttered and served hot with tea.

1820–30, Americanism; tea + cake

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teacake (ˈtiːˌkeɪk)
(Brit) a flat cake made from a yeast dough with raisins in it, usually eaten toasted and buttered

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While the hostess bends forward expectantly to offer her guest a teacake, the visitor seems to accept only reluctantly.
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