crème anglaise

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noun crème an·glaise \-äŋ-ˈglāz, -aŋ-, -äⁿ-ˈglez\

Definition of crème anglaise

  1. :  a vanilla-flavored custard sauce usually served with desserts

Origin and Etymology of crème anglaise

French, literally, English cream


First Known Use: 1975


CRÈME ANGLAISE Defined for English Language Learners

crème anglaise

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noun crème an·glaise \-äŋ-ˈglāz, -aŋ-, -äⁿ-ˈglez\

Definition of crème anglaise for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet sauce made with cream that is usually served with desserts

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