A crisp, puffy, deep-fried pastry often served with honey or syrup.
A dessert consisting of a piece of deep-fried, puffed pastry, usually covered with honey or syrup.
Origin of sopaipilla
- American Spanish diminutive of Spanish sopaipa fried dough sweetened with honey from earlier xopaipa from Mozarabic xupaipa diminutive of šúppa, súppa bread soaked in oil from Old Spanish sopa food soaked in liquid of Germanic origin seuə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Spanish.