noun (plural crêpes suzette pronounced same)
A thin dessert pancake with a brandy and citrus sauce, usually set aflame when served.
- I really would have liked to follow the French theme to its natural conclusion and finished my meal with crêpes Suzette, but we were both rather full.
- While there are references to a dessert resembling crêpes Suzette in the late 1800s, the exact origin of this dessert is not known.
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Syllabification: crêpe su·zette
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