Meaning of lardy cake in English:

lardy cake

Pronunciation /ˈlɑːdikeɪk/


  • A cake made with bread dough, lard, and currants.

    ‘Even the English lardy cake is really a bread dough enriched with lard by rolling and folding the dough around the fat.’
    • ‘English lardy cakes, made in the public ovens during the 1500s were served with afternoon tea and during holidays.’
    • ‘Once, when we went to visit them, we managed to sneak a lardy cake through customs for her.’