Definitions

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  • n. A type of puff pastry made in the shape of a palm leaf and rolled in sugar

Etymologies

From French palmier. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The trick to a really crispy palmier is to make sure that the pastry gets enough sugar.

    Toffee Palmiers | Baking Bites

  • I like the butteriness and sugary crunch of a plain palmier, especially with a cup of tea or coffee.

    Toffee Palmiers | Baking Bites

  • This is because sugar is pretty much the most important ingredient in a palmier.

    Toffee Palmiers | Baking Bites

  • These sandwiches have homemade ice cream sandwiched between raspberry palmier, which have a pink tinge and a light raspberry flavor.

    Bites from other Blogs | Baking Bites

  • This batch is dressed up with some finely chopped toffee bits, which give them a little bit more depth and richness than your average palmier.

    Toffee Palmiers | Baking Bites

  • Chef describes it as a 'love child' of a croissant and a palmier; croissant dough but with yeast.

    Jay Weston: Thomas Keller's New Bouchon Bakery Opens in Beverly Hills

  • In the auto industry, where labor and management used to fight over the allocation of abundance, the coming showdown will be over the reduction of benefits won in palmier days.

    LABOR SINCE THE OVERPASS

  • In palmier times, when cities could comfortably support two or even three dailies, reps from the syndicate services would typically offer their wares to the largest newspaper.

    It's No Laughing Matter

  • I bought a delicious palmier, brioche, a jam pastry, sausage puffs, an éclair, a dozen cookies, a bag of shortbread for my mom and a bag of pastry cheese twists.

    Bon Ton Pastry, Sun Sui Wah & Tojo’s « I HEART BACON

  • You may remember monkey bread--leftover puff pastry dough chopped up into bits with lots of cinnamon sugar or cut into strips and turned into palmier, but I didn't have enough flat stuff with which to make palmier.

    Archive 2005-08-01

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