Meaning of dacquoise in English:


Pronunciation /daˈkwɑːz/

nounplural noun dacquoise, plural noun dacquoises

  • 1A dessert made from layers of meringue containing ground nuts, with fillings such as cream, buttercream, or ganache between.

    • ‘this dacquoise has stolen the show at many a New Year's Eve party’
    1. 1.1mass noun The layer of meringue used in a dacquoise dessert, typically containing ground almonds or hazelnuts.
      • ‘ice cream between thin sheets of dacquoise’


French (feminine), literally ‘of Dax’ (a town in France).