crème anglaise

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French crème anglaise.

Noun[edit]

crème anglaise

  1. A liquid, sweet custard used as a topping for a dessert, as a dessert by itself, or as a base for ice cream or crème brûlée.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "English cream", see crème, anglaise.

Noun[edit]

crème anglaise f (plural crèmes anglaises)

  1. crème anglaise, a sweet, creamy desert similar to custard