: a custard usually flavored with almonds

Examples of frangipane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next, make the frangipane. Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2021 Pecan and walnut frangipane is especially rich; pistachios produce a faintly green frangipane. Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2021 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 See More

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Word History


French, frangipani (perfume), fragipane, from Italian

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of frangipane was in 1858

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“Frangipane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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