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    Default cake

    does this make sense
    is cake countable?
    i can cook cake
    i can make cake

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    Philly is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: cake

    Usually you bake or make a cake (not cook).
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    Cake can be either countable or uncountable.
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    I can bake/make a cake. (countable) This sounds like a suggestion or offer to bake/make one cake.
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    I can bake/make cake. (uncountable) = I know how to do that sort of thing in general. - OR - The person is offering to bake/make an unspecified number of individual cakes. It could be one or it could be several. The meaning depends on the wider context.

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