Definition of nutcake in English:

nutcake

noun

US
  • 1A doughnut or other fried cake. Also more generally: a cake (also a pastry or dessert) containing (usually chopped or ground) nuts.

  • 2Informal (originally US). A crazy, mad, or eccentric person.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Spirit of Farmers' Museum. From nut + cake.

Pronunciation

nutcake

/ˈnʌtkeɪk/