zuppa-inglese

zuppa inglese

[zoo-puh ing-gley-zey; Italian tsoop-pah eeng-gle-ze]
noun Italian Cookery.
tiered layers of sponge cake sprinkled with rum or liqueur, then spread with custard or other cream filling.

Origin:
1940–45; < Italian: literally, English soup

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