streusel


streu·sel

noun \ˈstrü-səl, -zəl, ˈstri-, ˈshtri-\

Definition of STREUSEL

:  a crumbly mixture of fat, sugar, and flour and sometimes nuts and spices that is used as topping or filling for cake

Origin of STREUSEL

German, literally, something strewn, from Middle High German ströusel, from ströuwen to strew, from Old High German strewen
First Known Use: 1909

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