Definition of savarin
: a rich yeast cake baked in a ring mold and soaked in a rum or kirsch syrup
Recent Examples of savarin from the Web
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.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of savarin
French, from Anthelme Brillat-Savarin †1826 French politician, writer, and gourmet
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
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