savarin

noun sav·a·rin \ ˈsa-və-rən \

Definition of savarin

: a rich yeast cake baked in a ring mold and soaked in a rum or kirsch syrup

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Origin and Etymology of savarin

French, from Anthelme Brillat-Savarin †1826 French politician, writer, and gourmet


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