noun, plural crêpe suzettes /ˈkreɪp suˈzɛts, ˈkrɛp/ [kreyp soo-zets, krep] Show IPA . French, crêpes suzette /krɛp süˈzɛt/ [krep sy-zet] Show IPA .
a thin dessert pancake, usually rolled or folded in quarters, heated in a sauce of orange-flavored liqueur, and served flambé.
Also, crepe suzette.
1920–25; < French, allegedly after Suzanne (Suzette) Reichenberg (1853–1924), French actress, in whose honor they were first prepared