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layer cake

noun
1.
a cake made in layers, with a cream, jelly, or other filling between them.
Origin of layer cake
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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  • The cakey part of this layer cake is mixed with instant (powdered) espresso, which gives it a nutty, toasted taste.

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British Dictionary definitions for layer cake

layer cake

noun
1.
a cake made in layers with a filling
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