a crumbly topping, as for coffeecake, made with flour, butter, sugar, and cinnamon
Origin of streuselGer, literally , something strewn from Middle High German ströusel from ströuwen, to strew from Old High German strewen: see strew
A crumblike topping for coffeecakes and rich breads, consisting of flour, sugar, butter, cinnamon, and sometimes chopped nuts.
Origin of streuselGerman streusel from Middle High German ströusel something strewn from ströuwen to sprinkle from Old High German strowwen ; see ster-2 in Indo-European roots.
- A crumbly topping for cakes and quick breads. It is made of sugar, flour, butter, cinnamon, and often chopped nuts.
From German Streusel.