Translation of pastry in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪstri/

n (plural -tries)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (substance) masa (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) pastry board tabla (feminine) de amasar pastry brush pincel (masculine) de repostería pastry case molde (masculine) de masa or pasta pastry cutter cortapastas (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • To make the basic suet pastry, sift the flour, baking powder and salt together, then rub in the suet.
    • Modern recipes often call for lining the dish with pastry, so that the end result looks more like a cherry tart than a true clafoutis.
    • This had thin, short pastry nicely dusted with icing sugar and was delicious.
    1.2 countable/numerable (cake) pastelito (masculine) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) masa (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • All over Germany there are Konditorei famous for their torte and kuchen, fruit tarts and pastries.
    • For desserts, Canopy offers caramel custard, pastries or pudding, along with tea and coffee.
    • So how can French women put away as much ice-cream, rich pastries and steak frites as they want and yet stay so slim?

Definition of pastry in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day plana
page …
Cultural fact of the day

The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.