frangipane

noun
fran·gi·pane | \ˈfran-jə-ˌpān, fräⁿ-zhē-ˈpän \

Definition of frangipane 

: a custard usually flavored with almonds

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At one point there were four more guests than places at the table, but Ellery quickly shuffled seats around and for dessert, everyone stood to eat slices of a rhubarb and frangipane tart. New York Times, "How to Host a Dinner Party, and Also Enjoy It. Really.," 5 July 2018 My favorite iteration of the crostata is smeared with almond frangipane and dotted with quartered apricots that get blackened on the edges and jammy on the inside. Natasha Pickowicz, Bon Appetit, "How NYC's "It" Pastry Chef Starts Her Day," 19 June 2017 The gristmill sources grain from local farmers to create some of the region’s best stone-ground flours, proving the rye flour for Tandem Bakery’s addictive frangipane tarts and quinoa fruit crisps. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appetit, "The New Frontier of Dessert Is Local Flour," 5 Oct. 2017 But the components — the dough, frangipane and compote — can be prepared up to five days ahead. Melissa Clark, New York Times, "A Galette That Lets Early Strawberries Shine," 19 May 2017 My favorite iteration of the crostata is smeared with almond frangipane and dotted with quartered apricots that get blackened on the edges and jammy on the inside. Natasha Pickowicz, Bon Appetit, "How NYC's "It" Pastry Chef Starts Her Day," 19 June 2017

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First Known Use of frangipane

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for frangipane

French, frangipani (perfume), fragipane, from Italian

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