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[French sa-ba-yawn] /French sa baˈyɔ̃/
Origin of sabayon
< French < Italian zabaione; see zabaglione Unabridged
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  • Fill with currant or other fruit jelly, dust with powdered sugar, and serve with cream or sabayon sauce.

  • A sabayon or other sauce can be served with them if convenient, but it is not essential.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
  • sabayon of Madeira or Malaga wine without lemon juice is made the same way.

    Desserts and Salads Gesine Lemcke
  • Serve with it plain pudding sauce, sabayon, or a fruit sauce.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
British Dictionary definitions for sabayon


/ˌsæbaɪˈjɒn; French sabajɔ̃/
a dessert or sweet sauce made with egg yolks, sugar, and wine beaten together over heat till thick: served either hot or cold
Word Origin
C20: from French, alteration of Italian zabionezabaglione
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