zabaglione

noun
za·​ba·​glio·​ne | \ ˌzä-bəl-ˈyō-nē How to pronounce zabaglione (audio) \

Definition of zabaglione

: a whipped dessert or topping consisting of a mixture of egg yolks, sugar, and usually Marsala wine

Examples of zabaglione in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dessert was a zabaglione with Amarena cherries. John Mariani, Forbes, 22 Sep. 2021 Sabayon comes from the Italian zabaglione: a sauce made of sweet wine, usually Marsala (the water element), plus egg yolks (the fat element), whisked and cooked. Bill Buford, The New Yorker, 8 May 2020

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First Known Use of zabaglione

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zabaglione

Italian

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“Zabaglione.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zabaglione. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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