Meaning of millefeuille in English:


Pronunciation /miːlˈfəːi/


  • A rich cake consisting of thin layers of puff pastry filled with jam and cream.

    ‘A whole host of backlit pies, cakes, Jell-O cubes, puff-pastry swans stuffed with whipped cream and millefeuilles await you.’
    • ‘The rabbit is tender but bizarrely taste-free, and the vegetarian millefeuille seems made with less heart and soul.’
    • ‘Roland Mesnier has measured time perfecting millefeuilles and chocolate pudding.’
    • ‘The pineapple tatin with zabaglione ice-cream sounded nearly as tempting as the white chocolate millefeuille with hot chocolate ice-cream.’
    • ‘But it's the evening feed - and puddings such as chocolate millefeuille - that entices skiers home after a day on the slopes.’


French, literally ‘thousand-leaf’.