pate a choux

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noun \ (ˌ)pä-tä-ˈshü \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of pate a choux

:a very light dough used to make pastries :choux pastry
  • … the French pastry dough pate a choux, which is also responsible for cream puffs and eclairs.
  • —Meghan Splawn

Origin and Etymology of pate a choux

borrowed from French pâte à choux — more at choux pastry


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