Definition of cassata in English:

cassata

Syllabification: cas·sa·ta
Pronunciation: /kəˈsätə
 
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noun

  • A Neapolitan ice cream containing candied fruit and nuts.
    More example sentences
    • To finish, my wife had a delicious chocolate and vanilla ice cream bombe at £3 and I chose cassata at £3.25-very good, but perhaps too much ice cream with not enough candied fruit that makes cassata so different.
    • Also, the traditional cassata and other large cakes are more common in Sicily compared to the plated desserts of New York.
    • Met up with Cousin, had amazing gelato (white chocolate and cassata, so, so, so good.

Origin

from Italian, literally 'little case'.

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