crêpe suzette

[kreyp soo-zet, krep; French krep sy-zet]

noun, plural crêpe su·zettes [kreyp soo-zets, krep] /ˈkreɪp suˈzɛts, ˈkrɛp/, French crêpes su·zette [krep sy-zet] /krɛp süˈzɛt/.

a thin dessert pancake, usually rolled or folded in quarters, heated in a sauce of orange-flavored liqueur, and served flambé.

Also crepe su·zette.

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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for crepe suzette

crêpe suzette

noun plural crêpes suzettes

(sometimes plural) an orange-flavoured pancake flambéed in a liqueur or brandy
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