cruller

noun
crul·​ler | \ˈkrə-lər \

Definition of cruller 

1 : a small sweet cake in the form of a twisted strip fried in deep fat

2 Northern & Midland : an unraised doughnut

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Housed in the former location of beloved institution Puck’s Donuts, Case pays tribute to the former 40-year tenant with a full range of fried dough, from classic crullers to organic, vegan varieties. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "Why This Oregon Town Could Be the Next Napa," 8 Aug. 2018 Wylie Dufresne, who became a leading practitioner of a scientific cooking style known as molecular gastronomy in the 2000s, now slings cake doughnuts, crullers and coffee at Du’s Donuts inside the William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Jeanette Settembre, WSJ, "Wylie Dufresne, Famed Molecular Chef, Reinvents the Doughnut," 13 May 2018 Sponsor Grebe's Bakery is donating mini crullers for the event. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "For Wauwatosa cops, Donut Dash and national bike ride have deeper meanings," 10 Apr. 2018 That’s because owner Amy Davis Norcross taps her family recipes, the tarts included, as well as the crullers. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "5 new chocolate and dessert shops in and around Indianapolis," 12 Feb. 2018 While April loves a good pub, the neighborhood is also home to an unexpected wealth of international flavors, whether digging into dosas in Curry Hill or queuing for crullers at Daily Provisions. S.pellegrino, Bon Appetit, "April Bloomfield’s Favorite East Side Eats," 24 July 2017

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First Known Use of cruller

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cruller

Dutch krulle, a twisted cake, from krul curly, from Middle Dutch crul — more at curl

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cruller

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cruller

: a sweet food made from a piece of dough that has been twisted and fried

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