Semifreddo (pronounced [ˌsemiˈfreddo], Italian: half cold) is a class of frozen desserts. The main ingredients are egg yolks, sugar, and cream. It has the texture of frozen mousse. Such a dessert's Spanish counterpart is called semifrío. It was created around the 19th century. However, it did not gain popularity until the early 20th century.
|Place of origin||Italy|
|Main ingredients||Egg yolks and cream|
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