cassata

noun
cas·​sa·​ta | \ kəˈsätə, ka-, -ätə \
plural -s

Definition of cassata

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

History and Etymology for cassata

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

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“Cassata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cassata. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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