Conquer your sweet tooth by learning how to create all sorts of delicious baked goods.

What is a pastry?

Different kinds of pastry dough are used to make pastries but what do we mean when using the words pastry (or the plural pastries)? If you grab a dictionary you might see something about dough with high fat content or baked goods filled with cream, jam, or fruit. Some of the more well-known and popular types of pastries include pies, donuts, tarts, eclairs, cannolis, and croissants.


There are different types of pastry dough used in the creation of any number of delicious baked goodies.

These doughs are:

  • Shortcrust
  • Filo
  • Choux
  • Flaky
  • Puff 

Variations exist within each category or type of dough. The most well known is probably the rough puff pastry which is a combination of the flaky and puff dough types.

Baked Goodies


Who doesn't love the smell of freshly baked bread? Now you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home with the help of any one of the cookbooks on this list.