petit four

pe·tit four

noun \ˌpe-tē-ˈfr, pə-ˌtē-, -ˈfr\

: a very small cake that is decorated with frosting

plural petits fours or petit fours \-ˈfrz, -ˈfr(z)\

Full Definition of PETIT FOUR

:  a small cake cut from pound or sponge cake and frosted

Origin of PETIT FOUR

French, literally, small oven
First Known Use: 1884


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