Definition of zabaglione in English:

zabaglione

noun

  • [mass noun] An Italian sweet made of whipped and heated egg yolks, sugar, and Marsala wine, served hot or cold.

    • ‘It is made in exactly the same way as the Italian zabaglione - where the wine is usually the rich and heady Marsala.’
    • ‘The zabaglione ice-cream sounded nearly as tempting as the white chocolate ice-cream.’
    • ‘Normally they would have refused, but Mac insisted that they all have zabaglione.’
    • ‘Sherry, brandy, and Marsala add flavour and an alcoholic kick to creamy puddings such as trifle, tiramisu, zabaglione, and egg nog.’
    • ‘Garnish cake with remaining Amarene cherries and syrup; slice and serve with chocolate zabaglione on the side.’
    • ‘The strawberries smothered in zabaglione which I had for dessert are summer itself distilled in a bowl.’
    • ‘Nick opted for some vanilla ice, while I went for profiteroles served with a zabaglione and chocolate sauce.’

Origin

Italian.

Pronunciation:

zabaglione

/ˌzabaˈljəʊni/