crème brûlée

noun crème brû·lée \ -brᵫ-ˈlā , -brü- \

Definition of crème brûlée

:a rich custard topped with caramelized sugar

Origin and Etymology of crème brûlée

French, literally, scorched cream


CRÈME BRÛLÉE Defined for English Language Learners

crème brûlée

noun

Definition of crème brûlée for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet dessert made of a smooth, thick custard covered with a hard top of cooked sugar


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