[ German shtroi-zuhl; English stroo-zuhl, stroi- ]
/ German ˈʃtrɔɪ zəl; English ˈstru zəl, ˈstrɔɪ- /
a topping for coffeecake, consisting of crumbs of blended sugar, cinnamon, flour, butter, and chopped nutmeats.
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Origin of streusel
1925–30; <German: literally, a sprinkling; see strew
Words nearby streusel
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Example sentences from the Web for streusel
Brush over with egg, spread some Streusel over the top, allow to raise, and bake.
Brush over with egg, and spread some Streusel on top (see Streusel cake).
British Dictionary definitions for streusel
/ (ˈstruːsəl, ˈstrɔɪ-, German ˈʃtrɔyzəl) /
mainly US a crumbly topping for rich pastries
Word Origin for streusel
German, from streuen to strew
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