Definition of pastry
1a : paste 1ab : sweet baked goods made of dough having a high fat content
2 : a piece of pastry
Examples of pastry in a Sentence
He worked on the filling while I prepared the pastry.
She had a pastry and coffee for breakfast.
Recent Examples of pastry from the Web
Goods executive pastry chef Lori Sauer has introduced her Old Fashioned Ice Cream Sandwich to the summer menu.
Michael Klug, the chocolatier and pastry chef, has turned to seasonal apricots, berries and rhubarb, among others, to create tall, colorful summer coolers that are fresh-tasting, light and not cloying.
The fast-casual cafe will feature a bright cupcake case and other grab-and-go pastry items.
Coffee and pastries will be available at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are required at attend.
Subscribers, stop by our office in downtown Louisville on July 19 for an exclusive free event designed to thank you for your loyalty! Join us for coffee and pastries with our editor, Joel Christopher.
Part of the joy of pie is the mix of the juicy filling and the flaky pastry.
The empanada is a fried pastry that mixes minced green crab meat with onions, corn, cayenne pepper and thyme.
Samuel's business surged when Dominique Ansel, a world-renowned pastry chef, combined the croissant with the doughnut and started selling an extremely limited supply at his SoHo bakery.
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Origin and Etymology of pastry
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
PASTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pastry for English Language Learners
: dough that is used to make pies and other baked goods
: a small, baked food made from pastry
PASTRY Defined for Kids
Definition of pastry for Students
1 : sweet baked goods (as pies) made mainly of flour and fat
2 : a piece of sweet baked goods
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