Definition of Popover

1. Noun. Light hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup.

Generic synonyms: Gem, Muffin



Definition of Popover

1. Noun. (American English) A light hollow muffin, resembling an individual Yorkshire pudding. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Popover

1. a very light egg muffin [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Popover

poplexy
poplike
poplin
poplins
popliteal
popliteal artery
popliteal vein
poplitei
popliteus
poplitic
popo
popodom
popos
popout
popouts
popover (current term)
popovers
poppa
poppable
poppadom
poppadoms
poppadum
poppadums
poppas
popped
popped corn
popped in
popped off
popped one's clogs
popped out

Literary usage of Popover

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1. What We Cook on Cape Cod (1911)
"This gives a crisp crust to the popover. Bake in stone cups half an hour or until they are firm and will not fall when taken out. ..."

2. Lessons in Cookery by Frances Elizabeth Stewart (1919)
"Many cooks in former times beat popover batter 3-5 min., but it has been proved ... The regular brown or white earthen popover, or custard, cups with the ..."

3. A Text-book of Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1915)
"Put all the popover ingredients in a mixing bowl, and beat the mixture with a Dover egg beater. Pour it into the hot pans and bake 30 to 35 minutes in a hot ..."

4. School and Home Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1920)
"popover mixture is a typical pour batter. popoverS 1 egg 1 cupful milk J ... Put all the popover ingredients in a mixing bowl, and beat the mixture with a ..."

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