Chiefly Southern U.S. See johnnycake. See Regional Note at johnnycake.(noun)
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Use "ashcake" in a sentence
"He had a piece of roasted pork and "ashcake," and offered me some which I was afraid to refuse Of course I did not inform on him."
"I rubbed the sleep from my eyes, and after eating an ashcake and rinsing my tired limbs, I followed Mary out the door."
"Marster fed us plenty ashcake, fresh meat, and ash roasted"