- a light, rich, flaky pastry, especially a puff paste, leavened with yeast and often filled with cheese, nuts and raisins, custard, or fruit.
Origin of Danish pastry
First recorded in 1930–35
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- a rich puff pastry filled with apple, almond paste, icing, etc