a rich, light cake cut from a rolled dough and deep-fried, usually having a twisted oblong shape and sometimes topped with sugar or icing.
Also called French cruller. a rich, light, raised doughnut, often with a ridged surface and sometimes topped with white icing.
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How to use cruller in a sentence
We owe to them the doughnut, the cruller, cookies, and many other delicious articles of skillful cookery.The Story of American History | Albert F. Blaisdell
There were three cookies, a cruller, and some chocolates in a box near the bottom.The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
They had each had a cruller on leaving home, but had eaten them up before embarking on the ice-boat voyage.The Bobbsey Twins | Laura Lee Hope
Under low lodges of canvas or bowers of pine branches the women were at work boiling meat or cooking a rude sort of cruller.The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop | Hamlin Garland
So I made no remarks upon the cruller, and finally Ma give a gulp and gasped out the bad news.Believe You Me! | Nina Wilcox Putnam
British Dictionary definitions for cruller
US and Canadian a light sweet ring-shaped cake, fried in deep fat
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