noun pe·nu·che \pə-ˈnü-chē\

Definition of penuche

  1. :  fudge made usually of brown sugar, butter, cream or milk, and nuts

Variants of penuche

or less commonly

play \pə-ˈnō-chə\

Origin and Etymology of penuche

Mexican Spanish panocha raw sugar, from Spanish, ear of maize, ultimately from Latin panicula panicle — more at panicle

First Known Use: 1871

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