Definition of Black Forest gateau in English:

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Black Forest gateau

Pronunciation:
(North American Black Forest cake)

noun

A chocolate sponge having layers of morello cherries or cherry jam and whipped cream and topped with chocolate icing.
Example sentences
  • A refrigerated cabinet in one corner holds desserts, with items like Black Forest cakes on display on our evening.
  • When I ordered the Black Forest gateau, the waiter had to tell me that it was ‘very, very’ sweet, in case it was too extreme for my taste.
  • The birthday table next to us ordered just one candle-decorated slice of Black Forest gateau to share amongst everyone, it seemed.

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