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profiterole

Line breaks: pro|fit¦er|ole
Pronunciation: /prəˈfɪtərəʊl
 
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Definition of profiterole in English:

noun

A small ball of soft, sweet choux pastry filled with cream and covered with chocolate sauce, served as a dessert.
Example sentences
  • Throwing my heart monitor out the window I plumped (no pun intended) for the dessert of fresh profiteroles served with butterscotch sauce.
  • Desserts here have been a weak link, from a tough-crusted fruit tart to tough-skinned profiteroles to a too-goopy bread pudding.
  • Nick opted for some vanilla ice, while I went for profiteroles served with a zabaglione and chocolate sauce.

Origin

French, diminutive of profit 'profit'.

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