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Sweet food and desserts

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

blancmange

noun

a soft sweet food eaten as a dessert. It is made mainly from milk and sugar.

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

burnt sugar used for colouring and flavouring food

carob

noun

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

caster sugar

noun

white sugar in the form of very small grains, used especially in cooking

castor sugar

another spelling of caster sugar

choc-ice

noun

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

chocolate

noun

a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food

Christmas pudding

noun

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

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

a sweet food, especially a cake

crème caramel

noun

a sweet food made from cream, eggs, and sugar

crisp

noun

a crumble

crumble

noun

a sweet food made from pieces of fruit covered with a mixture of flour, butter, and sugar, and baked in an oven

demerara sugar

noun

a type of rough pale brown sugar

donut

noun

a doughnut

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

a crème caramel

fondant

noun

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

fool

noun

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

fruit cocktail

noun

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

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

golden syrup

noun

a sweet sticky yellow food made from sugar

granulated sugar

noun

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

gur

noun

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

honey

noun

a sweet, sticky yellow or brown food made by bees

ice

noun

an ice cream

ice cream

noun

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

ice cream

noun

an amount of ice cream for one person

icing

noun

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

icing sugar

noun

a type of sugar that has been made into a powder and is used to make icing to cover cakes. The American word is confectioner’s sugar.

jaggery

noun

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

Jell-O

jelly that is made from fruit juice, sugar, and gelatine

jelly

noun

a soft sweet food made from fruit juice, sugar, and gelatine that you can see through and that shakes when you touch it

junket

noun

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

knickerbocker glory

noun

ice cream in a tall glass with sweet sauce and cream

lolly

noun

an ice-lolly

lolly

noun

a lollipop

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 sweets

meringue

noun

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

milk pudding

noun

a sweet food made by cooking a mixture of milk, sugar, and rice or a similar grain in the oven

mincemeat

noun

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

molasses

noun

treacle

mousse

noun

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

parfait

noun

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

pavlova

noun

a sweet food that consists of cream and fruit on top of meringue

peach melba

noun

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

plum pudding

noun

Christmas pudding

pudding

noun

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

pudding

noun

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

rice pudding

noun

a sweet food made from rice cooked with milk and sugar

roly-poly

noun

a sweet food made by spreading jam or fruit on a piece of pastry that is then rolled up and cooked

semolina

noun

a sweet food made by cooking grains of crushed wheat with milk and sugar

sherbet

noun

a sorbet

sorbet

noun

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

sponge pudding

noun

a sweet food that is made with eggs, butter, flour, and sugar and is eaten hot

spotted dick

noun

a type of sweet pudding that has dried fruit such as currants in it

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

sugar cube

noun

a small hard piece of sugar with six sides that you put in a hot drink

sugar lump

noun

a sugar cube

summer pudding

noun

a sweet food that is made by putting pieces of bread around the sides of a bowl and filling it with a mixture of soft fruits

sundae

noun

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

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

a thick sweet black liquid used in cooking

trifle

noun

a sweet food eaten especially in the UK, made from cake covered with fruit or jelly, 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

water ice

noun

a sorbet

whip

noun

a sweet soft food made with cream and flavours or fruit

yoghurt

noun

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

yogurt

another spelling of yoghurt

raspberry/chocolate etc ripple

ice-cream that has lines of a raspberry/chocolate etc flavoured substance in it

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