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Definition of "ramekin" [ram•e•kin]

  • A cheese preparation made with eggs and bread crumbs or unsweetened puff pastry, baked and served in individual dishes. (noun)
  • A small dish used for baking and serving. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ramekin" in a sentence
  • "Its good to freeze individual portions in ramekin dishes for days when you don’t want to cook."
  • "The cauliflower sheep playing between the broccoli bushes are glad, because the shepherd’s pie in the small ramekin is actually vegetarian."
  • "The cauliflower sheep playing between the broccoli bushes are glad, because the shepherd’s pie in the small ramekin is actually vegetarian. (though … it contains cauliflower … how cruel!)"