Meaning of cake-bread in English:

cake-bread

Pronunciation /ˈkeɪkbrɛd/

noun

  • In early use: bread made in flattened cakes. In later use chiefly: sweetened or fancy bread, often light in texture or made with rich ingredients, and sometimes containing additional spices, dried fruit, etc.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in William Langland (c1325–c1390), poet. From cake + bread.