Definition of streusel
: a crumbly mixture of fat, sugar, and flour and sometimes nuts and spices that is used as topping or filling for cake
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Active Eats focuses on foods and drinks that build up your energy, such as the velvety avocado crema with strawberries, yellow cake and tortilla streusel.
For the streusel: ¼ cup flour ¼ cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter, room temperature Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
These are buttermilk cakes drizzled with pureed blueberries and sweet cream and dusted with almond streusel.
A nutty streusel topping balances out this buckle's sweet-tart berry cake.
Soft serve with rotating toppings like pistachio streusel.
Be careful when pressing, because hot streusel can burn.
Another kind was topped with an oatmeal dukkah streusel and pureed parsnip.
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Origin and Etymology of streusel
German, literally, something strewn, from Middle High German ströusel, from ströuwen to strew, from Old High German strewen
First Known Use: 1909See Words from the same year
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