Lady Baltimore cake

Lady Baltimore cake

noun
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:
1905–10

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Main Entry:  Lady Baltimore cake
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a three-layer white cake with a filling of nuts and dried fruit, then covered with a fluffy white frosting; cf. Lord Baltimore cake
Etymology:  from Owen Wister's novel, Lady Baltimore
Usage:  cooking
Main Entry:  Lady Baltimore cake
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See Lord Baltimore cake
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