zuppa inglese

noun, often capitalized I zup·pa in·gle·se \ˌtsü-pə-iŋ-ˈglā-(ˌ)zā, ˌzü-, -in-, -(ˌ)sā\

Definition of zuppa inglese

  1. :  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: 1896

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