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zuppa inglese

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noun, often capitalized I zup·pa in·gle·se \ˌtsü-pə-iŋ-ˈglā-(ˌ)zā, ˌzü-, -in-, -(ˌ)sā\

Definition of zuppa inglese

  1. :  a dessert consisting of sponge cake and custard or pudding that is flavored with rum, covered with cream, and garnished with fruit



Origin of zuppa inglese

Italian, literally, English soup


First Known Use: 1896


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