Definition of cassata in English:

cassata

noun

mass noun
  • Neapolitan ice cream containing candied or dried fruit and nuts.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Met up with Cousin, had amazing gelato (white chocolate and cassata, so, so, so good.’
    • ‘Also, the traditional cassata and other large cakes are more common in Sicily compared to the plated desserts of New York.’

Origin

1920s: Italian.

Pronunciation

cassata

/kəˈsɑːtə/