sopaipilla


so·pai·pil·la

noun \ˌsō-pī-ˈpē-yə, -ˈpēl-yə\

Definition of SOPAIPILLA

:  a usually puffy piece of deep-fried dough often sweetened with honey

Variants of SOPAIPILLA

so·pai·pil·la or so·pa·pil·la \ˈsō-pə-\

Origin of SOPAIPILLA

American Spanish sopaipilla, diminutive of Spanish sopaipa fritter soaked in honey, from sopa food soaked in milk, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English sūpan to swallow
First Known Use: circa 1940

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