zuppa inglese

[ zoo-puh ing-gley-zey; Italian tsoop-pah eeng-gle-ze ]
/ ˈzu pə ɪŋˈgleɪ zeɪ; Italian ˈtsup pɑ iŋˈglɛ zɛ /

noun Italian Cooking.

tiered layers of sponge cake sprinkled with rum or liqueur, then spread with custard or other cream filling.

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Origin of zuppa inglese

1940–45; <Italian: literally, English soup

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