Definition of pomfret cake in English:

pomfret cake

noun

  • archaic variant of Pontefract cake
    • ‘The original name for these small tablets of liquorice is a pomfret cake, after the old Norman name for Pontefract.’
    • ‘Also known as Pomfret cakes, Pontefract cakes are sweets; squishy little coins of liquorice.’

Pronunciation:

pomfret cake

/ˈpɒmfrɪt/