zuppa inglese

zup·pa in·gle·se

noun, often capitalized I \ˌtsü-pə-iŋ-ˈglā-(ˌ)zā, ˌzü-, -in-, -(ˌ)sā\

Definition of ZUPPA INGLESE

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


Italian, literally, English soup
First Known Use: 1896


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