(redirected from savarins)
Also found in: Thesaurus.


(Cookery) a ring-shaped yeast cake soaked in rum or kirsch syrup


(ˈsæv ər ɪn)

a ring-shaped sponge cake, often soaked with rum syrup.
[1875–80; < French, after Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755–1826), French politician and gourmet]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.savarin - a sponge cake baked in a ring moldsavarin - a sponge cake baked in a ring mold  
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
References in classic literature ?
"I was in the drawing-room, enjoying my dinner," said Brillat- Savarin, beginning an anecdote.
ed by the ardiffe Royal , Pontyt and the Girls In 1928 the guest of honouDavid Lloyd George and dinngrand affair with many coursWelsh dishes such as cawl weand one of the puddings was welsh twist, 'savarins a l'AnanDavid'!
It will be easy to overdo the mains, but you will be sorry if you don't leave room for dessert - the offerings include authentic French specialties such as Bugnes with orange blossom, Engadine tart and Savarins, that aren't that commonly available.