crêpes suzette


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crêpes su·zette

 (krāp′ so͞o-zĕt′, krĕp′)
n. pl. crêpes su·zettes (-zĕt′)
A dessert of crêpes warmed in an orange-butter sauce, often served with a flaming liqueur sauce.

[French : crêpe, pancake + Suzette, Suzy, perhaps after Suzette (for Suzanne) Reichenberg (1853-1924), French actress.]
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