Share this entry

Share this page

flaky pastry

Syllabification: flak·y pas·try

Definition of flaky pastry in English:

noun

Pastry consisting of thin light layers when baked.
Example sentences
  • I had to try one from several bakeries, since it's once of my favorite desserts: layers of flaky pastry baked with plenty of salted butter and sugar, until it's all dark, crisp, and caramelized.
  • Modern Banbury cakes are small and oval, made of light flaky pastry with a crisp top achieved by a powdering of sugar before baking.
  • My dad, a steak and kidney pie connoisseur, was impressed with his dish, which consisted of thick chunks of beef in a sea of gravy, covered with a layer of flaky pastry.

Definition of flaky pastry in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Top searches

= trending
Word of the day vicarious
Pronunciation: vəˈkerēəs
adjective
experienced in the imagination through another person's feelings…