Definition of ramekin
1 : a preparation of cheese especially with bread crumbs or eggs baked in a mold or shell
2 : an individual baking dish
Recent Examples of ramekin from the Web
In six, 1/2 cup ramekins, place 1 tablespoon of pecan mixture and pat to form crust.
Place a heaping tablespoon of the berry-banana mixture in each ramekin.
Season this mixture with salt and pepper, spoon it into ramekins and bake at a low temperature for 20 minutes or so.
Divide the berries among individual ramekins or arrange them in the skillet. Pour the crème fraîche mixture evenly over the berries.
Make ahead: Individual ramekins can be filled and refrigerated up to a day in advance.
Make Ahead: Individual ramekins can be filled and refrigerated up to a day in advance.
A marble-size dab of wasabi and ramekins of dipping sauces (ginger-honey and a darker soy-sesame sauce) are also there for dressing the fish, if so desired.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place four 12-ounce crocks, ramekins, or stoneware baking dishes on a baking sheet.
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Origin and Etymology of ramekin
French ramequin, from Low German ramken, diminutive of ram cream
First Known Use: 1653See Words from the same year
RAMEKIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ramekin for English Language Learners
: a small, usually round bowl that has steep sides and that is used for cooking and serving food for one person
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