[zoo-puh ing-gley-zey; Italian tsoop-pah eeng-gle-ze]
- tiered layers of sponge cake sprinkled with rum or liqueur, then spread with custard or other cream filling.
Origin of zuppa inglese
1940–45; < Italian: literally, English soup
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