Definition of marron glacé in English:

marron glacé

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Pronunciation: /ˌmarɒ̃ ˈglaseɪ
 
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noun (plural marrons glacés pronunc. same)

  • A chestnut preserved in and coated with sugar.
    More example sentences
    • The idea of adding marrons confits (aka marrons glacés or glazed chestnuts) to the pears was inspired by the delicious crumble they currently serve at the restaurant, to which I went back on a couple of happy occasions recently.
    • The verb ‘to candy’ today indicates a method of preservation using sugar syrup; candied fruit, marrons glacés, candied ginger, and candied angelica all use this process.
    • Sprinkle the brown sugar and the remaining chocolate and marrons glacés over the top of the batter.

Origin

French, 'iced chestnut'.

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