A light and crisp meringue made with ground nuts; almonds or hazelnuts. Usually piped in discs and sandwiched together in layers with buttercreams.
This classic French cake is composed of baked nut meringues layered with buttercream. There are many names for nut meringues and meringue-based desserts -- succès, progrès, japonais among them -- and the proportions, size and type of nut(s) used varies from one to another.
da-KWAHZ] A dessert of disc-shaped, nut-flavored meringues stacked and filled with sweetened whipped cream or buttercream. It`s served chilled, often with fruit.