Definition of praline in English:
- That tart hasn't happened yet, but some of the pralines were put to good use in this pink praline chocolate cake, which I baked for my sister's birthday party a few days ago.
- Desserts were more down to earth and we had some excellent apple and pear tarte tatin with spiced ice cream and dark chocolate and praline silk cake.
- When you hear people talk about crawfish étouffé, bourbon-cured salmon, red rice, sweet potato crème brûlée or praline bread pudding, the mind automatically goes to either the Low Country or New Orleans.
Early 18th century: from French, named after Marshal de Plessis- Praslin (1598–1675), the French soldier whose cook invented it.
This chocolate filling is named after the French Marshal de Plessis-Praslin (1598–1675), soldier, diplomat, and politician, whose cook, Lassagne, is credited with having invented it. It is said that the delicious results were influential in his diplomatic successes.
Words that rhyme with pralineArlene, Charlene, Darlene, Marlene
- British & World English dictionary
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