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crêpe suzette

[kreyp soo-zet, krep; French krep sy-zet] /ˈkreɪp suˈzɛt, ˈkrɛp; French krɛp süˈzɛt/
noun, plural crêpe suzettes
[kreyp soo-zets, krep] /ˈkreɪp suˈzɛts, ˈkrɛp/ (Show IPA).
French, crêpes suzette
[krep sy-zet] /krɛp süˈzɛt/ (Show IPA)
a thin dessert pancake, usually rolled or folded in quarters, heated in a sauce of orange-flavored liqueur, and served flambé.
Also, crepe suzette.
Origin of crêpe suzette
1920-25; < French, allegedly after Suzanne (Suzette) Reichenberg (1853-1924), French actress, in whose honor they were first prepared Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for crepe suzette
Historical Examples
  • Serve from the chafing dish as described for the first crepe suzette.

    Allied Cookery

    Grace Glergue Harrison and Gertrude Clergue
British Dictionary definitions for crepe suzette

crêpe suzette

/kreɪp suːˈzɛt/
noun (pl) crêpes suzettes
(sometimes pl) an orange-flavoured pancake flambéed in a liqueur or brandy
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