tipsy parson


Similar to trifle, this old-fashioned English dessert consists of several layers of sponge cake soaked with wine or brandy, sprinkled with almonds and layered with whipped cream or custard. It was thought that too much of this would make one tipsy.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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