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Lady Baltimore cake

noun
1.
a white layer cake using only the beaten whites of eggs and spread with a fruitnut filling consisting of raisins, figs, walnuts or pecans, and sometimes candied cherries.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Contemporary definitions for Lady Baltimore cake
noun

a three-layer white cake with a filling of nuts and dried fruit, then covered with a fluffy white frosting; cf. Lord Baltimore cake

See Lord Baltimore cake

Word Origin

from Owen Wister's novel, Lady Baltimore

Usage Note

cooking

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