perskesmeer, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, perske peach + smeer spread.
A sweetmeat consisting of a thin layer of minced peaches which is sun-dried, coated with sugar, and rolled. See also mebos.
1934 C.P. Swart Supplement to Pettman. 136Perske Smeer,..The name of a delicious S.A. sweet, made of peaches, which after being cooked are finely pulped and spread thickly on a greased board where they are left to dry. After being well sprinkled with sugar they are rolled and tied.
1934 Star 5 Feb. (Swart)Perske Smeer (peach spread), a favourite South African delicacy, was among the subjects at the Star demonstration last week.
1968 L.G. Green Full Many Glorious Morning 220A hard and flavourless peach which was pulped after cooking, dried, sprinkled with sugar and rolled to form the sweetmeat known as perske-smeer.
[1972 Evening Post 4 Mar. 2Yellow clingstone peaches are plentiful now and they can be served in salads, tarts..and our traditional South African ‘smeerperske’ (a fruit sweet).]
A sweetmeat consisting of a thin layer of minced peaches which is sun-dried, coated with sugar, and rolled.

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