Definition of zuppa inglese in English:

zuppa inglese

Line breaks: zuppa in|glese
Pronunciation: /ˌ(t)zʊpa ɪŋˈgleɪzeɪ
, -zi/


[mass noun]
  • A rich Italian dessert resembling trifle.
    More example sentences
    • One unmissable ingredients for an authentic zuppa inglese is a shockingly hued liqueur called alkermes, which imparts a bright pinkish red colour to the sponge.
    • Considering that zuppa inglese is neither a soup nor English, it is not hard to conclude that few dishes have ever been as badly misnamed.
    • Before serving decorate the zuppa inglese with whipped cream.


Italian, literally 'English soup'.

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