Pontefract cake

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Etymology[edit]

  • From the Yorkshire town of the same name, Eccles, where production of the sweets were can be traced back to the 1500s.

Noun[edit]

Pontefract cake (plural Pontefract cakes)

  1. A small, disc-shaped sweet with an impressed castle, made from locally grown liquorice.

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