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crêpe suzette

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noun, often capitalized S crêpe su·zette \ˌkrāp-sü-ˈzet\

Definition of crêpe suzette

plural crêpes suzette \ˌkrāp(s)-sü-ˈzet\ or crêpe suzettes play \ˌkrāp-sü-ˈzets\

  1. :  a thin folded or rolled pancake in a hot orange-butter sauce that is sprinkled with a liqueur (as cognac or curaçao) and set ablaze for serving



Origin of crêpe suzette

French crêpe Suzette, probably from Suzette, nickname of Suzanne Reichenberg †1924 French actress


First Known Use: 1922


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