Definition of streusel in English:


Syllabification: streu·sel
Pronunciation: /ˈstro͞ozəl, ˈstroi-


  • 1A crumbly topping or filling made from fat, flour, sugar, and often cinnamon.
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    • Apple Crumble consists of brown sugar ice cream with cinnamon streusel, apples and a caramel swirl.
    • Topped with the perfect amount of cinnamon streusel crunch, this will leave you speechless!
    • The actual streusel goes in the center of the plate, with more fresh blueberries, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and an artful drizzle of blueberry sauce.
  • 1.1A cake or pastry with a streusel topping.
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    • I quickly assemble a rum cake, a plate of vanilla ice cream and a streusel.
    • For the chocolate streusel: Preheat oven to 310 degrees.
    • At the top, the reward for both athletes and mere mortals is a piece of one of Sue King's pies-especially her fruit ones: rhubarb, peach, boysenberry, pear with cheddar streusel, and Dutch apple.


from German Streusel, from streuen 'sprinkle'.

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