a sweet cake containing aromatic seeds, usually caraway.

Origin of seedcake

First recorded in 1565–75; seed + cake Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of seedcake

  • Softly she gave me in my mouth the seedcake warm and chewed.


    James Joyce

British Dictionary definitions for seedcake



a sweet cake flavoured with caraway seeds and lemon rind or essence
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