Origin of streuselGer, literally , something strewn from Middle High German ströusel from ströuwen, to strew from Old High German strewen: see strew
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.