crème caramel


crème car·a·mel

noun \-kä-rə-ˈmel, or see caramel\

: a sweet dessert made of a smooth, thick custard covered in a caramel sauce

Full Definition of CRÈME CARAMEL

:  a custard that has been baked with caramel sauce

Origin of CRÈME CARAMEL

French, literally, caramel cream
First Known Use: 1906

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