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pudding

Pronunciation: /ˈpʊdɪŋ/

Translation of pudding in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • 1 1.1 (baked, steamed) budín (masculine), pudín (masculine), pudding (masculine) bread and butter pudding budín or pudín de pan
    Example sentences
    • As the name suggests, the menu contains a lot of sausage and mash and steamed puddings, but it's fun, fast and all wonderfully fattening.
    • When I was a student, it was a warm refuge to sip on bottomless cups of coffee and indulge in steamed fruit pudding and toasted cinnamon buns.
    • For the cornbread pudding, preheat the oven to 350 degrees, coat the inside of a deep ovenproof pan with some of the and set aside.
    1.2 (with pastry crust) pastel (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • One point on which there is universal agreement is that it is vital to cook a rice pudding very slowly.
    • Our dining establishment, The Riverside Cafe, was just what you need on a cold rainy day - puddings and stodgy meals galore, with nary a vegetable in sight.
    • Of the puddings, a warm chocolate fondant with peanut ice-cream and artichoke caramel really stood out.
  • 2 (dessert) (British English/inglés británico) postre (masculine) what's for pudding? ¿qué hay de postre? don't sit there like a pudding no te quedes ahí como un pasmarote [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • In dairy desserts such as puddings and mousses, the desired texture and air content determine the type and amount of cocoa powder to be used.
    • The mix should have the consistency of pudding or soft butter.
    • I went downstairs to finish working on the pudding for the dessert as Mary washed the pots and pans I had used to cook with.

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