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crème anglaise Line breaks: crème an|glaise
Pronunciation: /ˌkrɛm ɒ̃ˈɡleɪz/

Definition of crème anglaise in English:


[mass noun]
A rich egg custard.
Example sentences
  • Spoon a portion of the lemon curd, caramel apple sauce, creme anglaise, and ganache into four individual ramekins and place next to the beignets.
  • An île flottante is an island of egg whites, sweetened, beaten stiff and baked, floating in crème anglaise (custard).
  • The thin pouring-sauce type of custard is crème anglaise.


French, literally 'English cream'.

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