puff pastry

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of puff pastry

:a pastry dough containing many alternating layers of butter and dough or the light flaky pastry made from it called also puff paste

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First Known Use of puff pastry

1788


PUFF PASTRY Defined for English Language Learners

puff pastry

noun

Definition of puff pastry for English Language Learners

  • : dough that is made of thin layers that puff up during baking


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