afters

Definitions of afters
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n a dish served as the last course of a meal

Synonyms:
dessert, sweet
Types:
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ambrosia
fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut
baked Alaska
cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
blancmange
sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch; usually molded
charlotte
a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard
compote, fruit compote
dessert of stewed or baked fruit
dumpling
dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry
flan
open pastry filled with fruit or custard
frozen dessert
any of various desserts prepared by freezing
junket
dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
mousse
a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
pavlova
a dessert consisting of a meringue base or cup filled with fruit and whipped cream
peach melba
ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
whip
a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
pudding
any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed
pud, pudding
(British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally)
sillabub, syllabub
sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor
tiramisu
an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate
sabayon, zabaglione
light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
mold, mould
a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
prune whip
dessert made of prune puree and whipped cream
trifle
a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
charlotte russe
lady fingers enclosing Bavarian cream
apple dumpling
apples wrapped in pastry and baked
frappe, ice
a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
ice cream, icecream
frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
ice-cream cone
ice cream in a crisp conical wafer
sherbert, sherbet
a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar, but also containing milk or egg-white or gelatin
ice lolly, lollipop, lolly, popsicle
ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
ice milk
similar to ice cream but made of milk
frozen yogurt
a soft frozen dessert of sweetened flavored yogurt
snowball
ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup
snowball
ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce
parfait
layers of ice cream and syrup and whipped cream
ice-cream sundae, sundae
ice cream served with a topping
split
a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
frozen pudding
a chilled dessert consisting of a mixture of custard and nuts and (sometimes) liquor
frozen custard, soft ice cream
dessert resembling ice cream but with a boiled custard base
flummery
a bland custard or pudding especially of oatmeal
chocolate mousse
dessert mousse made with chocolate
Christmas pudding, plum pudding
a rich steamed or boiled pudding that resembles cake
steamed pudding
a pudding cooked by steaming
duff, plum duff
a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
vanilla pudding
sweet vanilla flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs
chocolate pudding
sweet chocolate flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs
brown Betty
baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs
Nesselrode, Nesselrode pudding
a rich frozen pudding made of chopped chestnuts and maraschino cherries and candied fruits and liqueur or rum
pease pudding
a pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg
tapioca pudding
sweet pudding thickened with tapioca
roly-poly, roly-poly pudding
pudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled up and baked or steamed
suet pudding
a sweet or savory pudding made with suet and steamed or boiled
ice-cream cake, icebox cake
ice cream molded to look like a cake
Type of:
course
part of a meal served at one time

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