fran·​gi·​pane | \ ˈfran-jə-ˌpān How to pronounce frangipane (audio) , fräⁿ-zhē-ˈpän How to pronounce frangipane (audio) \

Definition of frangipane

: a custard usually flavored with almonds

Examples of frangipane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Extra syrup and frangipane can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2021 Arrange sliced apple quarters on top of frangipane, crowding them closely together. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 10 Dec. 2021 Try not to break up the crab; the goal is to have gorgeous crab claw meat bound together by the frangipane. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 Nov. 2021 Working quickly, so as not to melt the frangipane, form the balls into as even and smooth a ball as possible, placing in the middle of the pastry, leaving a border of 1cm. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 Nov. 2021 While the pastry first bakes, prepare the frangipane. Beth Segal, cleveland, 17 Sep. 2021 Dungeness crab with a frangipane in which bay scallops replace the eggs in the traditional almond pastry cream, served in a pastry shell with a sauce made of veal and duck jus and oloroso sherry. Jay Mcinerney, Town & Country, 27 Sep. 2021 Immediately spread the frangipane over the pastry within the border. Beth Segal, cleveland, 17 Sep. 2021 Once shells are cool, fill with frangipane and bake for an additional 12-14 minutes. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 20 May 2021

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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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“Frangipane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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