Meaning of savarin in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsavərɪn/


  • A light ring-shaped cake made with yeast and soaked in liqueur-flavoured syrup.

    ‘He used the same dough, but removed the dried fruits and soaked the savarin with his own ‘secret’ syrup.’
    • ‘Place a chocolate brioche savarin on top, set a scoop of white chocolate ice cream in the center and sprinkle the dish with cocoa nibs.’
    • ‘My savarin with rum and muscatel tasted like a stale doughnut soused in wine.’


Named after Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755–1826), French gastronome.