Definition of teacake in English:

teacake

noun

British
  • A light yeast-based sweet bun with dried fruit, typically served toasted and buttered.

    • ‘The three-packs of snowballs and caramel teacakes are being sold through petrol station forecourts and other outlets.’
    • ‘Ann was delighted with a freshly-toasted teacake while I enjoyed a toasted cinnamon muffin.’
    • ‘As if all this were not enough, she also plies participants with a delicious feast of teacakes, sandwiches, scones and cakes created from period recipes.’
    • ‘In fact, it is a genuine snack spot with scones, teacakes, cakes and biscuits being the staple fare.’
    • ‘Although attractively and efficiently served both the teacake and croissants came on top of serviettes.’
    • ‘Or maybe a nice slice of Battenberg or a toasted teacake - anything that might allow me to occasionally get my feet under my own table.’
    • ‘However tea/coffee and a scone or toasted teacake should cost under £2.50.’
    • ‘Scones, teacakes, date and walnut or spiced fruit loaf are priced at £1.25 or less.’
    • ‘The menu mentioned toasted teacakes, scones, doughnuts, Danish pastries and flapjack.’
    • ‘The teacakes are wrapped individually in foil.’
    • ‘It was still early in the day so Ann opted for a toasted teacake and hot chocolate.’
    • ‘For the sake of this review, we shared a toasted teacake and a fruit scone with butter and jam.’
    • ‘But there's enough coffee and teacakes to keep any man focused.’
    • ‘Cake forks and serviettes were provided, thankfully not placed under the buttered teacake!’
    • ‘Scones with jam and cream cost £1.70 as did a special of a toasted teacake with a cup of tea or coffee.’
    • ‘Ann was provided with both a butter packet and a sachet of Flora for her teacake.’
    • ‘At a recent talk we gave, Ann was accused of eating nothing but scones and toasted teacakes.’
    • ‘Furniture endorsements, chocolate teacakes, bowls aficionado… life rarely gets more fulfilling than that.’
    • ‘Cups of coffee start at £1.25, teacakes are £1.20, scones £1.50 and banana or strawberry ice cream milkshakes are £1.65.’
    • ‘A toasted teacake, scone or flapjack was an option.’

Pronunciation:

teacake

/ˈtiːkeɪk/