crème anglaise


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crème an·glaise

 (krĕm′ äN-glĕz′)
n.
A rich vanilla-flavored custard sauce that can be served hot or cold with cake, fruit, or another dessert.

[French : crème, cream + anglaise, feminine of anglais, English.]
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