crème brûlée

noun crème brû·lée \ -brᵫ-ˈlā , -brü- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of crème brûlée

: a rich custard topped with caramelized sugar

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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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