popover

noun
pop·​over | \ˈpäp-ˌō-vər \

Definition of popover 

: a hollow quick bread shaped like a muffin and made from a thin batter of eggs, milk, and flour

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At the bar, customers indulge in martini service and devour popovers with butter. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, "Your 20-ounce prime chateaubriand is ready for its closeup," 7 June 2018 With small pairing knife, cut small slit in top of each popover. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Sweet Cocoa Popovers," 2 Nov. 2015 The piece de resistance was a golden popover served warm. BostonGlobe.com, "Where to eat in Greater Boston," 15 June 2018 Immediately remove popovers from cups, loosening with spatula if necessary. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Delicious Dessert Recipes," 12 Sep. 2016 Place 1 teaspoon butter in each cup of a 12-cup muffin tin or two 6-cup popover tins. Country Living, "Food & Drinks," 16 Sep. 2010 This will feature the pastry pockets that Arington has been making as Ben's Bakery for local coffee shops, along with scones, popovers and cinnamon rolls. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "New and Noted: A roundup of recent restaurant news," 17 Apr. 2018 The piece de resistance was a golden popover served warm from the oven, crisp outside and doughy inside. BostonGlobe.com, "Free appetizers set the tone for a feast at Angelica’s," 30 Mar. 2018 Cooled popovers can be kept at room temperature up to 3 hours or frozen up to 1 month. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Sweet Cocoa Popovers," 2 Nov. 2015

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First Known Use of popover

1850, in the meaning defined above

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popover

noun

English Language Learners Definition of popover

: a type of bread roll that is very light and that is made from eggs, milk, and flour

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