Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Brittle; easily broken.
- adj. Alternative form of breakle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Obs. or Prov. Brittle; easily broken.
- adj. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
- From Middle English brikel, brekil, brukel ("easily broken or shattered"), from Old English *brycel, *brucol (as in hūsbrycel ("burglarious", literally "house-breaking"), scipbrucol ("destructive to shipping, causing shipwreck", literally "ship-breaking"), equivalent to break + -le. See also breakle. (Wiktionary)
“But then a rival donut chef opens a store around the corner, and the two chefs compete by making increasingly elaborate donuts with flavors like "cherry-frosted lemon bar, peanut-brickle buttermilk, and gooey coca - mocha silk.”
“Once brickle-ified, it must be trimmed and allowed to cool before Ms. Zeldin can flip it and coat it on both sides with a layer of chocolate and chopped macadamia nuts.”
“She moved back to her hometown and turned a butter brickle recipe she created while taking a community college pastry class into a gourmet-food business.”
“Her nascent brand, East Hampton Edibles, sells "butter brickle," a confection of crunchy caramel, chocolate and macadamia nuts available at local stores like Round Swamp Farm in East Hampton and the Elegant Setting in Southampton.”
“As unusual as starting a butter-brickle business is for a financial executive, there is a precedent for growing boutique food businesses in the Hamptons.”
“The brickle business needs to sell about 150 bags a week to break even, a goal she has hit only once so far.”
“The tricky part of making brickle: After cooling the caramel, Anita Zeldin must quickly coat it on both sides with a layer of chocolate and chopped macadamia nuts.”
“Peppermint buttons and white-chocolate-covered pretzel sticks and turtles and brickle and more delicious handmades line the table, and students are encouraged begged, even to partake.”
“We were greeted by a table filled with all sorts of goodies: sweet and sour chicken, cocktail meatballs, mandelbrot, Max's cookies named for Sam's mom -- they were her favorite, buttermilk kugel, and brickle cake.”
“Pour half of batter into bundt pan; sprinkle half of brickle mixture over it.”
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