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I'll wager these sort of items will not be bought by the kind of man who expects a savoury after his treacle pudding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is really good at treacle sponge and lemon sponge. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The treacle pudding in particular was akin to chewing plutonium. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Jupiter looms like a massive treacle pudding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After a while it was like wading through thick treacle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The only slight downside was when she asked my mum what my favourite food was and made this treacle pudding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Make the filling: mix the syrup and treacle together in a medium bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you like, use treacle instead of syrup to make treacle toffee apples. The Sun (2012)Cap the meal with a sublime treacle pudding and you could almost excuse the kitchen's blunders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Beat the softened butter, sugar and treacle in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These range from a'huge and famous' giant banana split to treacle sponge and custard. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Melt the syrup, treacle, butter and sugar together in a saucepan. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'treacle'

British English: treacle /ˈtriːkl/ NOUN
Treacle is a thick, sweet, sticky liquid that is obtained from sugar. It is used in making cakes and puddings.
  • American English: molasses
  • Arabic: دِبْسُ السُكَّر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: melaço
  • Chinese: 糖蜜
  • Croatian: šećerni sirup
  • Czech: melasa
  • Danish: sirup
  • Dutch: stroop
  • European Spanish: melaza
  • Finnish: siirappi
  • French: mélasse
  • German: Sirup
  • Greek: μελάσα
  • Italian: melassa
  • Japanese: 糖蜜
  • Korean: 당밀
  • Norwegian: melasse
  • Polish: melasa
  • European Portuguese: melaço
  • Romanian: melasă
  • Russian: патока
  • Latin American Spanish: melaza
  • Swedish: melass
  • Thai: น้ำเชื่อม
  • Turkish: melas
  • Ukrainian: патока
  • Vietnamese: mật đường

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