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Title: Jésuite  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of pastries, Villa del Cerro, List of French desserts, Flaky pastry, Pastry blender
Collection: Almond Dishes, Almonds, French Pastries
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Type Pastry
Place of origin France
Main ingredients Pastry, frangipane cream, slivered almonds, powdered sugar

A Jesuite is triangular, flake pastry filled with frangipane cream and topped with sliced almonds and powdered sugar. The pastry originated in France and the name refers to the triangular shape of a Jesuit’s hat.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Rinsky, Laura Halpin, The Pastry Chef's Companion, p.149 , Wiley 2009
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