Definition of bavarois in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbävärˈwä/
(also bavaroise /-ˈwäz/)


A dessert containing gelatin and whipped cream, served cold.
Example sentences
  • For the vanilla bavarois, in a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the milk and vanilla bean scrapings to a boil.
  • Desserts included vanilla and praline bavarois with caramelised hazelnuts and mascarpone ice-cream as well as white chocolate and caramelised banana crepe with orange butterscotch sauce.
  • So crêpes and bavaroises will probably not initiate any thoughts of emigration, but Belgians do have one great flag waver in this category: Callebaut chocolate.


Mid 19th century: French, literally 'Bavarian'.

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Syllabification: ba·va·rois

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