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Sweet food and desserts - thesaurus

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angelica

noun

stems of a tall plant that are boiled in sugar and used for decorating cakes

apple pie

noun

a sweet food made from apples baked in pastry

banana split

noun

a sweet food that consists of a banana with ice cream, cream, sauce, and nuts

brown sugar

noun

sugar that is brown and has not been refined (=made pure) or has been only partly refined

cake

noun

a sweet food made by baking a mixture that usually contains sugar, eggs, flour, and butter or oil

caramel

noun

burned sugar used for coloring and flavoring food

carob

noun

a sweet brown powder that tastes like chocolate and is made from the seeds of a Mediterranean tree

choc-ice

noun

British an ice cream covered with a layer of chocolate, shaped like a small block

chocolate

noun

a sweet brown food used for making candy or flavoring other food

Christmas pudding

noun

British a sweet food made with dried fruits and spices (=substances that flavor food), eaten at Christmas

cobbler

noun

a sweet food consisting of fruit covered with a soft thick layer of pastry that is baked in an oven

coconut milk

noun

the sweet thin liquid contained in a coconut, used in drinks and in Asian and Caribbean cooking

compote

noun

a sweet food made from fruit cooked with sugar

confection

noun

formal a sweet food, especially a cake

confectioner’s sugar

noun

American sugar that it is like a powder and is used for making candy and decorating cakes

crème caramel

noun

a sweet food made from cream, eggs, and sugar

donut

noun

a doughnut

double-dip

noun

American a cone (=a container made of thin dry cake) with two balls of ice cream inside it

doughnut

noun

a round sweet food, often in the shape of a ring, that is made by cooking dough in oil

dumpling

noun

a sweet food consisting of pastry filled with fruit

flan

noun

American a crème caramel

fondant

noun

a very soft sweet food made from sugar and water, usually spread over cakes as frosting

fool

noun

a sweet food made from crushed cooked fruit mixed with cream and served cold

frosting

noun

American a smooth sweet substance usually made from sugar, butter, and liquid, used for covering cakes

fro-yo

noun

Americaninformal frozen yogurt that you eat like ice cream

fruit cocktail

noun

a food consisting of small pieces of different types of fruit, often sold in cans

fruit salad

noun

a food consisting of small pieces of different types of fresh fruit, usually eaten as a dessert

fudge

noun

a soft brown sweet food made from sugar, butter, and milk or cream

fudge

noun

a sweet soft chocolate that is spread on cakes or poured over ice cream

ganache

noun

a mixture of chocolate and cream used on top of or inside cakes

granulated sugar

noun

sugar in the form of small white grains, used especially for adding to cups of tea and coffee

gur

noun

Indian English a type of dark brown sugar that you buy in solid pieces, not small grains

halo-halo

noun

Philippine English a dessert made by mixing different fruits, beans, crushed ice, sweetened milk and ice cream

honey

noun

a sweet, sticky yellow or brown food made by bees

ice

noun

British an ice cream or sorbet

ice cream

noun

a frozen sweet food made from cream or milk and sugar, often with fruit or chocolate added to flavor it

icing

noun

a substance used to cover or fill cakes. Icing is made by mixing sugar with water or butter.

icing sugar

noun

British confectioner’s sugar

jaggery

noun

Indian English in South Asia, brown sugar from sugar cane or from a palm tree

Jell-O

American a soft solid food made from fruit juice, sugar, and gelatin that you can see through and that shakes when you touch it

jelly

noun

British Jell-O

junket

noun

a sweet food made from milk that was popular in the past

lump

noun

a solid piece of sugar with a square shape

marzipan

noun

a sweet food made from sugar and almonds that is used for decorating cakes and making candies

meringue

noun

a sweet food made from a mixture of sugar and egg whites

mincemeat

noun

a sweet food made by mixing small pieces of dried fruit and spices, used especially to make mince pies

molasses

noun

American a sweet brown liquid food made from sugar plants, used for making other foods sweeter. The British word is treacle.

mousse

noun

a cold sweet food made with cream, eggs, and fruit or chocolate

parfait

noun

American a sweet food consisting of layers of fruit and ice cream, served in a tall glass

peach melba

noun

a sweet food that consists of half a peach with ice cream and raspberry sauce on top

plum pudding

noun

a sweet food like a cake, containing lots of small pieces of fruit, eaten at the end of a meal

pudding

noun

a soft sweet food that you eat at the end of a meal

pudding

noun

a sweet food like thick cream, usually flavored with fruit or chocolate, eaten as a dessert

raspberry/chocolate etc. ripple

ice-cream that has lines of a raspberry/chocolate, etc. flavored substance in it

rice pudding

noun

a sweet food made from rice cooked with milk and sugar

sherbet

noun

American a type of food like ice cream

snow cone

noun

a sweet food that consists of a lump of flavored ice that you hold in a paper cone

sorbet

noun

a sweet food made from fruit juice, ice, and sugar

sugar

noun

a sweet substance consisting of very small white or brown pieces that is added to food or drinks to make them taste sweet

sundae

noun

ice cream served with a sweet sauce, and nuts, fruit, and syrup

sweets

noun

American any food with a lot of sugar in it

syllabub

noun

a sweet food made from cream, sugar, fruit juice, and wine

syrup

noun

a sweet liquid made from sugar and water

syrup

noun

a sweet thick yellow liquid made from sugar, used especially in cooking

treacle

noun

British molasses

trifle

noun

a sweet food eaten especially in the U.K., made from cake covered with fruit or gelatin, cold custard, and sometimes cream

turnover

noun

a sweet food like a small pie, filled with fruit

tutti frutti

noun

a type of ice cream that contains small pieces of different types of fruit

whip

noun

a sweet soft food made with cream and flavors or fruit

yoghurt

another spelling of yogurt

yogurt

noun

a food made from milk that has become thick and slightly sour, sometimes with fruit added to it

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