tipsy cake


  1. a kind of trifle made from a sponge cake soaked with white wine or sherry and decorated with almonds and crystallized fruit

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Example Sentences

He simply reeks of the ten commandments: they stick out all over him, like almonds in a tipsy cake.

Micky had finished his tipsy cake and was leaning back in his chair, a cigarette hanging dejectedly between his lips.

On the other hand, in the case of tipsy-cake, and wine added to compote of fruit, this would probably not be the case.

He liked the sound of the jellies and the tipsy-cake, and just at present he knew of no special reason for “funking” the doctor.

I gave Ellen the bottle of brandy you gave me for the tipsy-cake, and—and she drank half of it.


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tipsytip the balance