Meaning of zeppole in English:

zeppole

(also zeppoli, zeppolo, zeppola)

Pronunciation /ˈzɛpəleɪ/

noun

  • Especially in Italian and Italian-American cookery: pastries consisting of fried balls or rings of dough, typically topped with powdered sugar and often containing a filling of custard, cream, etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Magazine. In some forms from Italian zeppoli, plural of zeppolo, variant of zeppola.