Definition of Journey cake
1. Noun. Cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England).
Generic synonyms: Cornbread
Specialized synonyms: Hoecake, Shawnee Cake
Geographical relationships: New England
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Literary usage of Journey cake
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"... its Location; internal Appearance.—3. Employments; the respective Duties of Man and Wife.—4. Diet: Meats; wild Game ; Bread ; Pone , Journey-cake; ..."
2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1836 The real name is journey cake ; that is, cake made in haste for a journey. ... When both sides were perfectly done, it was called journey-cake or ..."
3. The Creole Cookery Book (1885)
"SWEET journey cake. Stir together 2 large spoonfuls of brown sugar, and 2 large spoonfuls of good butter; beat the yolks of 3 eggs and add it to the sugar ..."
4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"Some imagine it to have originally been journey-cake. All the greatness of our State has been nourished on johnny-cakes of white corn- meal. ..."
5. The Jonny-cake Papers of "Shepherd Tom": Together with Reminiscences of by Thomas Robinson Hazard, Rowland Gibson Hazard (1915)
"This name journey-cake was retained until the close of the War of Independence, about which time, in compliance with the prayers of memorials from the women ..."
6. Sketches of Newport and Its Vicinity: With Notices Respecting the History by Sarah S. Cahoone (1842)
"Its proper name is journey-cake, I believe," said Miss Katie, "though it is commonly pronounced Johnny cake." " And is this journey-cake made of rye ? ..."
7. Visit to Grand-papa: Or, A Week at Newport by Sarah S. Cahoone (1840)
"Its proper name is journey-cake, I believe," said Miss Katie, "though it is commonly pronounced Johnny cake." « And is this journey-cake made of rye ? ..."