Cake in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation
cake
noun
1. (culinary)
a. el pastel  (M)
I have baked a birthday cake for you.Te he preparado un pastel de cumpleaños.
b. la torta  (F)(South America)
My aunt's Brenda chocolate cake is my favorite.La torta de chocolate de mi tía Brenda es mi favorita.
c. la tarta  (F)(Spain)
Their wedding cake had seven tiers.Su tarta nupcial tenía siete pisos.
d. el bizcocho  (M)(Puerto Rico)
We're going to have cake and ice cream for dessert.De postre vamos a tener un bizcocho y helado.
2. (block of soap)
a. la pastilla  (F)
My neighbor gave me three homemade cakes of soap.Mi vecina me regaló tres pastillas de jabón caseras.
transitive verb
3. (to be covered)
a. estar cubierto 
Her face was completely caked with makeup. She looked a bit ridiculous.Su cara estaba completamente cubierta de maquillaje. Se veía un poco ridícula.
intransitive verb
4. (to harden)
a. endurecerse 
The mud had caked on the carpet.El barro se había endurecido en la alfombra.
cake
[keɪk]
noun
1. pastel (m) tarta (f) (food); pastel (m) (small)
  • a birthday cakeuna tarta de cumpleaños
  • a wedding cakeun pastel de boda
  • cake shoppastelería (f)
  • cake tinmolde (m)(británico)
2. pastilla (f) (of soap)
3. (idioms)
  • it's a piece of cakeestá tirado, es facilísimo
  • that really takes the cake!(familiar) ¡esto es el colmo!(Estados Unidos)
  • you can't have your cake and eat it(Prov) no se puede estar en misa y repicando
transitive verb
también:
  • her shoes were caked with mudtenía los zapatos llenos de barro seco
cake [keɪk]
noun
1 (large) tarta (f); pastel (m); torta (f); (LAm) (small) pastel (m); queque (m); (LAm) (sponge, plain) bizcocho (m); pan (m) dulce
the way the national cake is divided la forma en que está repartida la tarta or está repartido el pastel nacional
it's a piece of cake es pan comido; está tirado (informal)
to go or sell like hot cakes venderse como rosquillas
to have one's cake and eat it
he wants to have his cake and eat it quiere nadar y guardar la ropa
that takes the cake! ¡es el colmo!
2 (bar) [of chocolate] barra (f); [of soap] pastilla (f)
transitive verb
caked with mud embarrado; cubierto de barro seco
intransitive verb
[+blood] coagularse; [+mud] endurecerse;
modifier
cake mix (n) polvos (m) para hacer pasteles
cake shop (n) pastelería (f)
cake tin (n) (for baking) bizcochera (f); (for storing) caja (f) de pastel
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