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’
- 1.1mass 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).
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