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Creme Anglaise

Definition: Creme Anglaise


Creme Anglaise
A French term for a pourable vanilla custard sauce served hot or cold with desserts. Also used as a base for making ice cream. Consists of whole milk flavored with a vanilla bean, sugar and egg yolks. It is a rich sauce that can accommodate other flavors such as liqueurs, melted chocolate and fruit purées. Literally translated Creme Anglaise means English cream.

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