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 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, "Béarnaise, the French Sauce That Makes Ordinary Food Spectacular," 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 11 May. 2021.

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