crème de cacao

noun
crème de ca·​cao | \ ˈkrēm-də-ˈkō-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce crème de cacao (audio) ; ˌkrem-də-kə-ˈkau̇, -kə-ˈkā-(ˌ)ō \

Definition of crème de cacao

: a sweet brown or colorless liqueur flavored with cacao beans and vanilla

Examples of crème de cacao in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019 The bittersweet amaro Cynar 70 and sweet creme de cacao work well with blackstrap rum and are balanced by dry sherry. M. Carrie Allan, The Denver Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 23 Oct. 2019 Fill a mixing glass with ice and add the rum, sherry, Cynar, creme de cacao and pinch of salt. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "How to concoct frighteningly good Halloween cocktails," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of crème de cacao

circa 1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crème de cacao

French, literally, cream of cacao

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The first known use of crème de cacao was circa 1878

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“Crème de cacao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cr%C3%A8me%20de%20cacao. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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