baba au rhum


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ba·ba

or ba·ba au rhum  (bä′bä ō rŭm′)
n.
A leavened rum cake, usually made with raisins.

[French baba, baba (from Polish, old woman, round Easter cake, from the cake's resemblance to a pleated skirt) + au, with the + rhum, rum.]
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Noun1.baba au rhum - a baba soaked in rumbaba au rhum - a baba soaked in rum      
baba - a small cake leavened with yeast
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Specials here include macaroons, puits d'amour (which is vanilla cream in caramel crust) and baba au rhum, a small yeast cake saturated in hard liquor.
Holiday Dining With Chef Robert Reynolds" features Savory Cake With Dry Figs; Flamiche Poireaux; Filet of Beef With Cornas Puree; Butter Lettuce With Mint; Baba au Rhum in Kirsch; Cardamom Ice Cream Garnished With Winter Fruit Compote and Flecked With Rogue River Blue Cheese.
But Williams can be on the mark in the two-mile Discover Racing Handicap Chase with Baba Au Rhum who will have the assistance of Tony McCoy in the saddle.
Baba Au Rhum only just stays the minimum trip, but even so the waiting tactics he requires were overdone in the two-mile handicap hurdle.
At Ludlow yesterday Tony McCoy hit the 50-winner mark for the season with victory on Baba Au Rhum in the opening Bridgnorth Novices' Hurdle.
As for endings, the baba au rhum (raisin brioche soaked in rum, $6) is a nostalgic surprise, and sweet offerings of creme caramel (flan, $5), lemon tart ($5) and a typically English rice pudding ($5) receive positive nods.