ash-cake

ashcake

[ash-keyk]
noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
cornbread baked in hot ashes.

Origin:
1800–10; ash1 + cake

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ashcake

noun
corn bread wrapped in cabbage leaves and baked in hot ashes (southern) 
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