Definition of zuppa inglese in English:

zuppa inglese

Syllabification: zup·pa in·gle·se
Pronunciation: /ˈtso͞opə iNGˈglāzā, ˈzo͞opə, -zē


  • A rich Italian dessert resembling trifle.
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    • 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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