crêpe suzette

[ kreypsoo-zet, krep; French krep sy-zet ]

noun,plural crêpe su·zettes [kreypsoo-zets, krep], /ˈkreɪp suˈzɛts, ˈkrɛp/, French crêpes su·zette [krep sy-zet]. /krɛp süˈzɛt/.
  1. a thin dessert pancake, usually rolled or folded in quarters, heated in a sauce of orange-flavored liqueur, and served flambé.

Origin of crêpe suzette

1920–25; <French, allegedly after Suzanne (Suzette) Reichenberg (1853–1924), French actress, in whose honor they were first prepared
  • Also crepe su·zette .

Words Nearby crêpe suzette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use crêpe suzette in a sentence

  • Serve from the chafing dish as described for the first Crepe Suzette.

    Allied Cookery | Grace Glergue Harrison and Gertrude Clergue

British Dictionary definitions for crêpe suzette

crêpe suzette

/ (kreɪp suːˈzɛt) /

nounplural crêpes suzettes
  1. (sometimes plural) an orange-flavoured pancake flambéed in a liqueur or brandy

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