savarin

noun
sav·​a·​rin | \ ˈsa-və-rən How to pronounce savarin (audio) \

Definition of savarin

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

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Furthermore, his white is made with a vegetable gum from TIC gums whereas mine was made with agar agar from Texturas and in the shape of a savarin. Mark Mcclusky, WIRED, "Cyber-Egg Controversy: Marcel Speaks!," 29 May 2007 Dessert tables were set with crème caramel, baba savarin, pastries, and meringues by the time guests were on their feet dancing to DJ sets by Siobhan Bell, Valentine Fillol-Cordier, and Slick Woods. Camila Hennessy, Vogue, "Miu Miu Revs Up Paris Couture With an Auto-Themed Party," 3 July 2017

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First Known Use of savarin

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for savarin

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

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