Dragée

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dragée

 

a small, rounded candy with a smooth and shiny surface. It consists of a center and surrounding layers of coating. The center is made from a confection (caramel, jelly, or liqueur syrup), nuts, candied peel, and raisins or from medicinal substances. The coating is prepared in dredgers (slanted, slowly revolving bowls); the center is alternately dredged in sugary syrup and confectioners’ sugar. Dragées are also used widely contain single doses of a medicine or vitamin.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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