Definition of zabaglione in English:

zabaglione

Pronunciation /ˌzäbəlˈyōnē/ /ˌzɑbəlˈjoʊni/

noun

  • An Italian dessert made of whipped and heated egg yolks, sugar, and Marsala wine, served hot or cold.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘It is made in exactly the same way as the Italian zabaglione - where the wine is usually the rich and heady Marsala.’
    • ‘Nick opted for some vanilla ice, while I went for profiteroles served with a zabaglione and chocolate sauce.’
    • ‘The zabaglione ice-cream sounded nearly as tempting as the white chocolate ice-cream.’
    • ‘The strawberries smothered in zabaglione which I had for dessert are summer itself distilled in a bowl.’
    • ‘Normally they would have refused, but Mac insisted that they all have zabaglione.’

Origin

Italian.