Meaning: An sweet baked food made from a mixture of flour, fat, eggs, sugar, and other ingredients, baked and sometimes iced or decorated.
Both the fingerspelled loan and this sign are commonly used.
Fascinating how the sign has changed. This guy Robert P. McGregor signed "cake" in his 1912 film "The Lady and the Cake".
Related signs: COOKIE.
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