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[mass noun] A steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit.
- ‘Pieces of stale sponge cake, in fact, any stale cake may be used for cabinet puddings, for cream puddings, or for croquettes.’
- ‘There are many variants of cabinet pudding, hot, cold, and even made with ice cream.’
- ‘A rubbery cabinet pudding with varicose veins of glacé cherries looked like a wet Mediterranean sponge and bounced like an eggy trampoline in the mouth.’
- ‘Plan to use the stale bread for toast, dressings, bread and cabinet puddings, croutons and crumbs.’
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