type of cake, 1903, from name of a town in Germany, the seat of a family which became known in Britain as Mountbatten.
Examples from the Web for battenberg
Historical Examples of battenberg
On this day Prince Maurice of Battenberg died of his wounds.1914
John French, Viscount of Ypres
The Battenberg at Leipzig: nothing but leading turns; and she had topped the bill at Leipzig!The Bill-Toppers
Why, you'll be perfectly grand in it, Nellen, with the Battenberg collar and cuffs!Why Joan?
Eleanor Mercein Kelly
Irish Renaissance, Luxeuil and Battenberg are the other names for this lace.Lace, Its Origin and History
Samuel L. Goldenberg
It wound itself up in a network of Battenberg braid, in all the numbers.Fanny Herself