frangipane

frangipane

[fran-juh-peyn]
noun
1.
a kind of pastry cake, filled with cream, almonds, and sugar.
2.
the filling used in such a pastry.

Origin:
1670–80; < French < Italian. See frangipani

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frangipane (ˈfrændʒɪˌpeɪn)
 
n
1.  a.  a pastry filled with cream and flavoured with almonds
 b.  a rich cake mixture containing ground almonds
2.  a variant of frangipani

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