melt in the mouth

melt in (one's)/the mouth

Of food, to be soft or tender, and, typically, delicious. The phrase is often quite literal. This decadent chocolate cake positively melts in the mouth. I've never had such a perfect steak in my life! I swear, it melted in my mouth.
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melt in the mouth

(of food) be deliciously light or tender and need little or no chewing.
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EZ Melts are specially formulated to melt in the mouth without the need for water.
It does melt in the mouth but it is the enzymes in saliva rather than the heat that cause it to dissolve.
After the first bite,it should melt in the mouth and you should savour it.
A PAINKILLER designed to melt in the mouth like candyfloss is being launched in Britain today.
LAUGHING gas could be used in chocolate to make it taste nicer and melt in the mouth quicker.