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- see sponge (sense 3 of the noun)
- ‘I had been caught finishing a chocolate sponge pudding in the kitchen.’
- ‘Lemon sponge pudding pops up in American books before making its appearance in any Australian cookbook.’
- ‘The top five favourite foods, in order, are fish and chips, ice cream, sponge pudding, jam roly-poly and jelly.’
- ‘This sexy sponge pudding is a Derbyshire classic.’
- ‘The desserts menu is next with many British items, like assorted fruit pies, sponge puddings and ice cream.’
- ‘They can also be shredded into scones or bread to add a gorgeous yellow colour, or added to savoury tarts, sweet buns or sponge puddings.’
- ‘The Waterfront only had three choices for dessert: a hot sponge pudding, vanilla or raspberry ice cream.’
- ‘And since it was unveiled, the £4.95 stomach-filler has left fancy desserts such as caramelised apple and citrus sponge pudding in its wake, with sales outstripping all by a staggering 30 per cent.’
- ‘All sorts of casseroles, stews and braised dishes work well cooked in just one pot, but you can also consider soup for starters and steamed or baked sponge pudding afterwards.’
- ‘Likewise, the rattle of a pudding bowl in the steamer ensures that, two hours later, you have a glorious coconut and jam sponge pudding that evokes childhood but goes even better, because you've used the best ingredients possible.’
- ‘Karen's torte was light and zingy, while my sponge pudding was simply huge, more than enough for two, and was typically comforting.’
- ‘Christmas and Easter create buying peaks for lines such as sponge puddings, sausages wrapped in bacon, potato croquettes and finger food-sized party selections.’
- ‘True to form, as all my friends tucked into a rather lovely looking sponge pudding with pink custard, yours truly was at the naughty table again, trying to outstare a pile of green goo on my plate, and losing.’
- ‘I attempt to redress the balance with these little chocolate puddings - fluffy outside and molten within, a cross between a soufflé and a sponge pudding.’
- ‘The original form of the pudding, as described in Ellis, was made from flour, milk, eggs, and a little butter, so that it was a predecessor of the 19th-century sponge pudding.’
- ‘A blog without posts is akin to a chocolate sponge pudding without chocolate.’
- ‘I opened this tin with treacle sponge pudding in it.’
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