Definitions for danish pastry
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word danish pastry
danish, danish pastry(noun)
light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese
A Danish pastry, sometimes abbreviated Danish especially in the United States, is a viennoiserie pastry, of Viennese origin, which has become a specialty of Denmark and neighboring Scandinavian countries. Certain other countries, like the United States, commonly consume Danish pastries. It is called wienerbrød in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Norway and Sweden. It is referred to as facturas in some Spanish speaking countries. In Vienna, the Danish is referred to as "Plundergebäck" or "Golatschen". Like other viennoiserie pastries, such as croissants, danishes are made of laminated yeast-leavened doughs, creating a layered texture similar to a puff pastry.
Find a translation for the danish pastry definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these danish pastry definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"danish pastry." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/danish pastry>.