savarin

[sav-uh-rin]
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noun

a spongelike cake leavened with yeast, baked in a ring mold, and often soaked with a rum syrup.

Origin of savarin

1875–80; < French, named after Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (died 1826), French politician and gourmet
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