crêpe suzette

crêpe suzette

[kreyp soo-zet, krep; French krep sy-zet]
noun, plural crêpe suzettes [kreyp soo-zets, krep] . French, crêpes suzette [krep sy-zet] .
a thin dessert pancake, usually rolled or folded in quarters, heated in a sauce of orange-flavored liqueur, and served flambé.
Also, crepe suzette.


Origin:
1920–25; < French, allegedly after Suzanne (Suzette) Reichenberg (1853–1924), French actress, in whose honor they were first prepared

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crêpe suzette (kreɪp suːˈzɛt)
 
n , pl crêpes suzettes
(sometimes plural) an orange-flavoured pancake flambéed in a liqueur or brandy

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