Definition of popover in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒpəʊvə


North American
A very light cake made from a thin batter, which rises to form a hollow shell when baked: [as modifier]: six 8-ounce popover cups
More example sentences
  • The deep silence that greeted us every morning all but mandated the house-livening presence of breakfast baking - pancakes, popovers, cranberry clafoutis, blueberry coffeecake.
  • First, the chef prepares the ground with a barrage of giant popovers - steaming Yorkshire puddings as big as elephant knuckles, and weighted on their tops with crusts of Gruyère cheese.
  • However, their small size is echoed in small baked batter puddings made elsewhere: for example the American popover, and the Austrian Pfitzkauf which is eaten as a dessert with fruit.

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