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charlotte russe

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noun char·lotte russe \ˈshär-lət-ˈrüs\

Definition of charlotte russe

  1. :  a charlotte made with sponge cake or ladyfingers and a whipped-cream or custard-gelatin filling



Origin of charlotte russe

French, literally, Russian charlotte


First Known Use: 1839


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