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A cake made with bread dough, lard, and currants.
- ‘Once, when we went to visit them, we managed to sneak a lardy cake through customs for her.’
- ‘Even the English lardy cake is really a bread dough enriched with lard by rolling and folding the dough around the fat.’
- ‘English lardy cakes, made in the public ovens during the 1500s were served with afternoon tea and during holidays.’
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