a dessert made by lining a mold with sponge cake or ladyfingers and filling it with Bavarian cream.
a simpler version of this, consisting of a small piece of sponge cake topped with whipped cream and a candied cherry.
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How to use charlotte russe in a sentence
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An equally notable tower is the stately white charlotte russe.Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
I think myself a bit of something light and nice, like eclairs or a charlotte russe, is ever so much more ladylike and nice.'
She does embroidery—exquisite embroidery, and lace work that looks like charlotte russe.The Annals of Ann | Kate Trimble Sharber
There was orange gelatine and charlotte russe, and some delicious nut sandwiches.Mary Ware in Texas | Annie F. Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for charlotte russe
a cold dessert made in a mould with sponge fingers enclosing a mixture of whipped cream, custard, etc
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