An Italian variant of ice cream made from milk and sugar, combined with other flavourings. The ingredients are supercooled while stirring to break up ice crystals as they form.
plural of gelato
Italian or Italian-style ice cream
‘raspberry tart topped with vanilla gelato’; ‘a cafe famous for its mouthwatering gelatos’;
(Australia) gelato, Italian style ice-cream; a serving of gelato, often in a cone.
Gelato (Italian pronunciation: [dʒeˈlaːto]) is a frozen dessert of Italian origin. It is made with a base of 3.25% butterfat whole milk and sugar.