cassata

noun cas·sa·ta \kəˈsätə, ka-, -ätə\

Definition of cassata

plural

-s

  1. :  a cake filled with ricotta cheese, candied fruit, and chocolate

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Origin and Etymology of cassata

Italian, from Italian dialect (Sicily), perhaps alteration of Old Italian casiata egg and cheese pastry, from cascio cheese, from Latin caseus — more at cheese


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