- a food mixture, specif. one made of bread crumbs, cheese, and eggs, baked in individual baking dishes
- such a baking dish
Origin of ramekinFrench ramequin from Middle Dutch rammeken, cheese dish from dialect, dialectal variant, variety of rom, cream, akin to Old English ream, German rahm
- A small ceramic bowl used for baking and serving.
- A dish made with cheese, eggs, and bread crumbs or unsweetened puff pastry, baked and served in such a bowl.
Origin of ramekinFrench ramequin perhaps from Dutch dialectal rammeken toasted bread or from Low German ramken diminutive of ram cream ( from Middle Low German rōme )