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


From French palmier. (Wiktionary)


  • 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.


  • 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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