Definition of penuche in English:

penuche

noun

US
  • 1A kind of coarse brown sugar used especially in Mexico.

  • 2A kind of sweet similar to fudge, made with brown sugar, butter, milk or cream, and (usually) nuts. More fully "penuche fudge".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Californian. From Mexican Spanish panoche, specialized use of Spanish panocha, variant of panoja from classical Latin pānicula.

Pronunciation

penuche

/pɪˈnuːtʃi/