- cornbread baked in hot ashes.
Origin of ashcake
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Examples from the Web for ashcake
The ashcake was soon spread upon the hearth and covered with hot ashes.
When Abraham thought the stranger was asleep he told his wife to prepare an ashcake for their supper.
Ashcake was most as good as 'taters cooked in de ashes, but not quite.
Us had dem good old red peas cooked wid side meat in a pot in de fireplace, and ashcake to go wid 'em.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
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