zuppa inglese

noun, often capitalized I
zup·​pa in·​gle·​se | \ ˌtsü-pə-iŋ-ˈglā-(ˌ)zā How to pronounce zuppa inglese (audio) , 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

First Known Use of zuppa inglese

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zuppa inglese

Italian, literally, English soup

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The first known use of zuppa inglese was in 1896

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“Zuppa inglese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zuppa%20inglese. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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