crêpe suzette

noun, often capitalized S
crêpe su·​zette | \ˌkrāp-sü-ˈzet \
plural crêpes suzette\ ˌkrāp(s)-​sü-​ˈzet \ or crêpe suzettes\ ˌkrāp-​sü-​ˈzets \

Definition of crêpe suzette 

: a thin folded or rolled pancake in a hot orange-butter sauce that is sprinkled with a liqueur (such as cognac or curaçao) and set ablaze for serving

First Known Use of crêpe suzette

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crêpe suzette

French crêpe Suzette, probably from Suzette, nickname of Suzanne Reichenberg †1924 French actress

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