Meaning of ensaimada in English:

ensaimada

Pronunciation /ɛnsʌɪˈmɑːdə/

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. 1.1A 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’.