Definition of ensaimada in English:

ensaimada

noun

  • 1A Majorcan spiral-shaped pastry made with sweet yeast dough and topped with powdered sugar.

    ‘I ordered a hot chocolate and an ensaimada’
    1. 1.1 A Filipino spiral-shaped pastry made with sweet yeast dough and topped with sugar and grated cheese.
      ‘this recipe makes sixteen soft, cheesy, and delicious ensaymadas’

Origin

Majorcan Spanish ensaïmada, from saïm ‘fat, grease’.

Pronunciation

ensaimada

/ɛnsʌɪˈmɑːdə/