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Cakes and biscuits

baking sheet

noun

a flat square piece of metal used for baking things such as cookies on

biscuit

noun

a cookie

brownie

noun

a type of flat chocolate cake, served in squares

bun

noun

a small round cake, especially with a sweet sticky surface

cake

noun

a sweet food made by baking a mixture that usually contains sugar, eggs, flour, and butter or oil

cake mix

noun

a powder that you add eggs and milk or water to and then bake in the oven to make a cake

cheesecake

noun

a type of cake made of soft cheese and sometimes fruit

chocolate chip cookie

noun

a type of cookie that contains small pieces of chocolate

Christmas cake

noun

a heavy fruit cake eaten at Christmas in the U.K.

cone

noun

a cone shape that you put ice cream in and eat

cookie

noun

a small sweet cake that is usually flat and in the shape of a circle

cracker

noun

a type of thin dry hard biscuit often eaten with cheese

creampuff

noun

a small light cake that is empty inside and can be filled with whipped cream

crispbread

noun

a thin hard cracker made from rye or wheat

cruller

noun

a small sweet cake with a curly or twisted shape, cooked in oil

crumpet

noun

a flat round cake eaten hot with butter

cupcake

noun

a small round cake with frosting (=a thick sweet substance made from sugar) on top

Danish

noun

a danish pastry

Danish pastry

noun

a flat sweet cake for one person, containing fruit and nuts and often with frosting on the top

devil’s food cake

noun

a type of rich chocolate cake

duff

noun

a type of cake

éclair

noun

a type of cake shaped like a tube with chocolate on top and cream inside

fairy cake

noun

a cupcake

filling

noun

the cream, fruit, etc. that forms the inside part of a cake or pie

flan

noun

a cake or pie without a top that has a filling of cheese, fruit, or vegetables

flapjack

noun

a round flat cake made from flour, eggs, and milk, eaten with butter and syrup for breakfast

flapjack

noun

a cookie made of oats, butter, and syrup

fortune cookie

noun

a hard thin Chinese cookie that has a piece of paper inside with a message about your future on it

fruitcake

noun

a heavy cake containing dried fruit

gateau

noun

a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate

gingerbread

noun

a type of cake made with ginger

gingerbread man

noun

a cookie with a ginger flavor in the shape of a person

ginger snap

noun

a type of cookie that has a strong ginger flavor

glaze

noun

a layer of sugar on a cake that makes it look smooth and shiny

graham cracker

noun

a type of cookie, made from flour, sugar, and water

hot cross bun

noun

a sweet cake for one person

hush puppy

noun

a small cake made of cornmeal (=a type of flour) cooked in oil that people eat in the southern U.S.

ice-cream cone

noun

a hard thin cookie shaped like a cone, that you can put ice cream in, or one of these with ice cream in it

jelly roll

noun

a cake that is made in one long thin layer that is spread with jelly then rolled up

ladyfinger

noun

a small thin cookie shaped like a finger, used for decorating sweet food

macaroon

noun

a type of cookie made from sugar, egg white, and nuts

muffin

noun

a small sweet cake that often contains fruit

oatcake

noun

a biscuit that people usually eat with cheese and other savory foods, made from oats

pancake

noun

a small round thick cake made by cooking a mixture of flour, eggs, and milk, usually eaten hot for breakfast

pastry

noun

a type of cake made from sweet pastry

patisserie

noun

the cakes that a patisserie sells

petit four

noun

a type of small sweet cake

piping

noun

thin lines of cream, frosting, etc. put on food as a decoration

pound cake

noun

a plain cake made with eggs and equal amounts of flour, sugar, and butter

pretzel

noun

a type of cracker that people often eat between meals or with beer. It is baked in the shape of a stick or a knot and covered with salt.

profiterole

noun

a small round pastry shaped like a small ball that is filled with cream and has chocolate on the top

scone

noun

a small soft cake that sometimes contains dried fruit. You usually eat scones with butter.

sheet cake

noun

a cake made on a baking sheet and cut into square pieces

shortbread

noun

a hard sweet cookie made with a large amount of butter

shortcake

noun

a plain type of cake that is usually served with fruit and cream on top of it

shortcake

noun

shortbread

sponge cake

noun

a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar

teacake

noun

a type of small round cake with raisins in it

wafer

noun

a very thin cookie

waffle

noun

a flat cake that has deep square marks on both sides

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