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Any food such as a pie or tart whose crust is made of a baked dough or paste consisting primarily of flour, water and shortening.

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banbury tart

Baked goods; Pastries

Banbury tarts are filled with raisins and cracker crumb, and topped with lemon zest. Enclosed on all sides, this "tart" is actually a turnover.

banana cream pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A sweet dessert pie that is made of banana custard topped with whipped cream in a pie crust.


Baked goods; Pastries

Middle Eastern pastry that is often eaten as a dessert, baklava is layered with a flaky crust that is brushed with a honey glaze. The layers are made of phyllo, which are very thin layers of dough. ...

apple pie

Baked goods; Pastries

Although American apple pie is quite common and popular, apple pie originally originated from England. A common apple pie usually uses cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar to add spice to the apple slices in ...

angel pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A pie made with a meringue crust and a whipped cream filling and topping. Sometimes, angel pie also includes a layer of fruit, such as strawberries, raspberries or lemon curd.

almond tart

Baked goods; Pastries

A tart that is made with almond paste filling.


Baked goods; Pastries

Presumed to be first invented by the Egyptians, pastries usually have a dough crust with a meat, fruit, or jam filling. They are usually flaky or crusty and can be savory or sweet.

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