crème brûlée


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crème brû·lée

 (krĕm′ bro͞o-lā′)
n.
A custard with a crust of caramelized sugar.

[French, burnt cream : crème, cream + brûlée, burnt, feminine past participle of brûler, to burn.]

crème brûlée

(krɛm bryle)
n
(Cookery) a cream or custard dessert covered with caramelized sugar
[literally, burnt cream]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creme brulee - custard sprinkled with sugar and broiled
custard - sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
Translations
crème brulée