café au kirsch

ca·​fé au kirsch | \ ¦kaˌfā(ˌ)ōˈki(ə)rsh \
plural cafés au kirsch\ ¦kaˌfā(ˌ)zō-​ \

Definition of café au kirsch

: a drink consisting of black coffee, kirschwasser, white of egg, and sugar shaken with cracked ice and strained before serving

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First Known Use of café au kirsch

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for café au kirsch

French, coffee with kirschwasser

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“Café au kirsch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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