- a sweet pudding prepared with almond milk and gelatin and flavored with rum or kirsch.
- a sweet, white pudding made with milk and cornstarch and flavored with vanilla.
Origin of blancmange
Examples from the Web for blancmange
Contemporary Examples of blancmange
Siouxsie Sioux, another female singer, gets it even worse, being described as a “blancmange.”Speed Read: 13 Juiciest Bits From Morrissey’s ‘Autobiography’
October 17, 2013
Historical Examples of blancmange
It will be then ready for blancmange or lemon jelly and is very delicate.Home Pork Making
A. W. Fulton
They came right through into the kitchen, and fell into the blancmange.A Fourth Form Friendship
At the very first steps of Peri we slipped about in all directions, like quivering fragments of blancmange.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan
Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
If nicely managed, the blancmange and jelly will look like eggs cut in half.Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed.
Midway down they were held up by Mary Jane, who replenished them with raspberry or orange jelly or with blancmange and jam.Dubliners
- a jelly-like dessert, stiffened usually with cornflour and set in a mould
Word Origin for blancmange
Word Origin and History for blancmange
late 14c., from Old French blancmengier (13c.), literally "white eating," originally a dish of fowl minced with cream, rice, almonds, sugar, eggs, etc.; from blanc "white" (also used in Old French of white foods, e.g. eggs, cream, also white meats such as veal and chicken; see blank (adj.)) + mangier "to eat" (see manger).