Definition: Blancmange is a French dessert, similar to panna cotta or Bavarian cream, made from milk or cream and sugar, and thickened with gelatin. Blancmange is traditionally flavored with almonds.
Blancmange is usually prepared in a mold or dish. When the blancmange cools and sets, it can be served in the dish or mold, or removed from the mold before serving. Blancmange is served cold.