Zuppa inglese (Italian Trifle)

Zuppa inglese (Italian Trifle)

pZuppa inglese, literally “English soup”, is actually neither English nor a soup. It is a classic Italian dessert, but the name is apt nevertheless. Its texture is very reminiscent of the bread-thickened soups so typical of the cookery of central .../p

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Ingredients

  • 75g (1/2 cup) unsweetened cocoa (or equivalent in chocolate, broken up)
  • 2-3 spoonfuls of sugar (optional)
  • Milk, q.b.
  • 1 kilo (2 lbs.) sponge cake or pound cake (or ladyfingers)
  • Alchermes or other liqueur(s), q.b. (see Notes)
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 750g (3 cups) sugar
  • 75g (1/2 cup) flour
  • 1 liter (4 cups) milk
  • Grated zest of 1/2 a lemon!For the topping (optional):
  • Berries
  • Sour cherries (amarene)
  • Sliced almonds
Read the whole recipe on Memorie di Angelina