Definition of syllabub in English:


Syllabification: syl·la·bub
Pronunciation: /ˈsiləˌbəb


  • A whipped cream dessert, typically flavored with white wine or sherry.
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    • Delicious peach and white wine jelly with syllabub and honey sponge fingers, Cambridge-burnt custard and glazed lemon tart are the desserts at the festival, which will be on till Sunday next.
    • Typically, they were crushed and used in trifles; and used whole, as decorations and accompaniments for creams and syllabubs.
    • Spoon the syllabub on top of the custard, cover with clingfilm and leave in the fridge for a good few hours for the flavours to ‘marry’.


of unknown origin.

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