crème fraîche


crème fraîche

noun \ˈkrem-ˈfresh also ˈkrēm- or ˈkrām-\

: a thick cream that is slightly sour and often served on fruit

Full Definition of CRÈME FRAÎCHE

:  heavy cream thickened and slightly soured with buttermilk and often served on fruit

Variants of CRÈME FRAÎCHE

crème fraîche or crème fraiche \ˈkrem-ˈfresh also ˈkrēm- or ˈkrām-\

Origin of CRÈME FRAÎCHE

French, literally, fresh cream
First Known Use: 1950

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