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also ram·e·quin  (răm′ĭ-kĭn)
1. A small ceramic bowl used for baking and serving.
2. A dish made with cheese, eggs, and bread crumbs or unsweetened puff pastry, baked and served in such a bowl.

[French ramequin, perhaps from Dutch dialectal rammeken, toasted bread, or from Low German ramken, diminutive of ram, cream (from Middle Low German rōme).]


(ˈræmɪkɪn) or


1. (Cookery) a savoury dish made from a cheese mixture baked in a fireproof container
2. (Cookery) the container itself
[C18: French ramequin, of Germanic origin]


or ram•e•quin

(ˈræm ɪ kɪn)

1. a portion of food, esp. a cheese preparation, baked and served in an open dish.
2. the dish itself.
[1700–10; < French ramequin < dial. Dutch, Middle Dutch rammeken]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ramekin - a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.ramekin - a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"


[ˈræmɪkɪn] n (also ramekin dish) → ramequin m


n (Cook)
kleiner Käseauflauf
(also ramekin dish)Auflaufförmchen nt
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Place the leeks into a greased and floured ramekin dish, add one slice of Berkswell cheese to the ramekin and then add a little quince jelly and then top with the brulee mixture, leaving enough room for it to rise.
To serve, invert a budino onto the center of the dish and remove the ramekin. Spoon some rhubarb on top and drizzle some rhubarb syrup and mint syrup around the dish.
Run a knife between the edge of the cream and the ramekin, then place the ramekin in a small bowl of boiling water for a few seconds to slightly melt the cream.
Using a small ring cutter the size of a ramekin, cut out six circles of sliced white bread and soak them in the milk and coffee mixture in the pan.
Put into an oven pre-heated to 100c and cook until set, approx 30-40 minutes depending on the size of the mould or ramekin.
Serving suggestion Dip ramekin in hot water and present the parfait on a plate with caramel sauce and fresh berries Or Serve in ramekin dish, pour the caramel sauce on top and garnish with fresh berries.
Melt the remaining butter in a pan and, with a pastry brush, butter six ramekins. Arrange the thinly-sliced apples like a fan at the bottom of each ramekin.
Spray four individual pudding basins or ramekin dishes with low fat cooking spray.
Divide between 4 individual microwave proof ramekin dishes.
INGREDIENTS 9 egg yolks 250ml double cream 250ml milk 1 vanilla pod 90g caster sugar 250g fresh raspberries Few drops of natural vanilla extract 6 ramekin dishes
Place ramekin dishes into a roasting tray and pour water until halfway up the sides of the dishes.