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
Origin and Etymology of zuppa inglese
Italian, literally, English soup
First Known Use: 1896See Words from the same year
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