election cake

election cake
noun
: a fruitcake usually made of bread dough, raisins, figs, sugar, egg, and butter and baked in a bread pan

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New England Cookery.
a spicy fruitcake baked in loaves: formerly served on town meeting days after the voting.
[1795-1805, Amer.]

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