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sell like hot cakes

To sell very quickly. We had to order a second shipment of shirts because they have just been selling like hot cakes!
See also: cake, hot, like, sell

sell like hotcakes

To be sold quickly and in large quantities. This record has been selling like hotcakes—I can't keep it in stock!
See also: hotcake, like, sell

sell like hotcakes

Fig. [for something] to be sold very fast. The delicious candy sold like hotcakes. The fancy new cars were selling like hotcakes.
See also: hotcake, like, sell

sell like hot cakes

BRITISH or

sell like hotcakes

mainly AMERICAN
If things sell like hot cakes, people buy large quantities of them in a short time. The software is selling like hot cakes. Her products sold like hotcakes. Note: You can also say that things go like hot cakes. The salesman says they've been going like hot cakes. Note: In American English, `hotcakes' are pancakes, while in British English `hot cakes' are cakes which have just been baked.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell

sell (or go) like hot cakes

be sold quickly and in large quantities.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell
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For Christmas breakfasts, hotcake art is something both parents and kids can enjoy.
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AWESOME APPLE HOTCAKES INGREDIENTS (Makes 10) 115g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 1 egg, beaten 175ml buttermilk 3-4tbsp whole milk 1tbsp maple syrup or clear honey, plus extra for drizzling 1tsp vanilla extract 1 eating apple (skin on), cored and coarsely grated 1/2tsp ground cinnamon Unsalted butter or sunflower oil, for cooking Fruit and natural yogurt, to serve METHOD 1.
AWESOME APPLE HOTCAKES INGREDIENTS (Makes 10) 115g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder egg, beaten 175ml buttermilk 3-4tbsp whole milk 1tbsp maple syrup or clear honey, plus extra for drizzling 1tsp vanilla extract eating apple (skin on), cored and coarsely grated 1/2tsp ground cinnamon Unsalted butter or sunflower oil, for cooking Fruit and natural yogurt, to serve METHOD 1.
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on Monday, with hotcakes, eggs, sausage, juice and other beverages on the menu.
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Pancakes literally sell like hotcakes during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
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As long as the smartphone boom continues, Qualcomm's business should benefit -- and smartphones are still selling like hotcakes in the U.S.