A bread-like baked substance with a sweet flavor, usually made with flour, eggs, milk or water, sugar, and flavoring. Hundreds of varieties of cakes can be prepared from scratch. Packaged, premeasured mixes of dry ingredients can also be purchased, which require only the addition of the liquid ingredients in order to prepare the cake batter. Cakes can be made with layers, frosted, and decorated in an infinite number of ways.

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