noun (plural crèmes caramel pronounced same, or crème caramels /-ˈmelz/ /-ˌmelz/)
A custard dessert made with whipped cream and eggs and topped with caramel.
- There were chocolate cake, chocolate mouse, ice cream, crème caramel, cheesecake and custard puffs.
- An example of pure caramelization is the well-known dessert crème caramel.
- Go for the ice cream over the more typical crème caramel and crème brûlée.
Early 20th century: French, literally 'caramel custard'.
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Syllabification: crème car·a·mel
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