Chiefly Southern U.S. See johnnycake. See Regional Note at johnnycake.(noun)
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Use "battercake" in a sentence
"Just imagine a hot doorstopper battercake chock full of tasty fillings."
"A vanilla sponge with a hint of rosewater; a shallow almond torte with domes of apricot peeking through the crust; a blueberry battercake or perhaps a Swiss roll with a filling of cream rippled with crushed raspberries."
"You can find chip flavors as tame as Herr's Baby Back Ribs Rippled Potato Chips to Calbee's Okonomiyaki Chips a type of Japanese pan-fried battercake."