puff pastrypuff pastry
- crisp, flaky pastry in many thin, separate layers, as croissants or napoleons
- the dough for this pastry, which is interfolded with butter to form the layers
A light flaky pastry that is formed by rolling and folding the dough in layers so that it expands when baked.
(countable and uncountable, plural puff pastries)
- attributive form of puff pastry
- a puff-pastry shell