Definition of topping in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtɒpɪŋ


British informal , • dated
  • Excellent: that really is a topping dress


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  • A layer of food poured or spread over a base of a different type of food to add flavour: a cake with a marzipan topping
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    • Wholemeal flour is used to make the home-made pizza bases and the toppings are created with fresh ingredients - and schools make their own bread.
    • Try a biscuit crust, tortillas, flatbread such as pita, bun halves or a baguette cut in half lengthwise as bases for pizza toppings.
    • Take pan out of oven and put sauce and toppings on dough.

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