coupe

Pronunciation: [KOOP]

Ice cream or sherbet with a topping of fruit, whipped cream and, traditionally, glazed chestnuts (marrons glacés). Classically, the dessert is served in a coupe dish, which is stemmed, and has a wide, deep bowl.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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