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10 Different Types Of Pastry You Can Make At Home

Who doesn’t love a crisp, fluffy pastry for a light afternoon snack? From short crust and filo to sweet and savory - when it comes to pastries, there’s something even for the pickiest of foodies. Yet, it’s no rumor - these delectable, mouthwatering food items are also something everyone is scared to make at home.

If you’re one of those too, don’t worry. With APCA Chef, you’re in the right company. Just a little steering and a lot of attention, and whoosh - you’ve won half the battle.

With that being said, come - let’s explore 10 different types of pastry that you can make and relish at home.

10 Pastry Recipes So Good, You’ll Regret Not Trying Them At Home

If you’re a fan of moreish sweet dishes, here are 10 different types of pastry recipes you should try making at home:

1. Cinnamon Roll

A plate with two cinnamon rolls
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Moist, round pastries oozing with fragrant cinnamon filling, dishes like Cinnamon Roll are saved for days like Christmas. But don’t do that anymore. As effortless as indulging in one is, cinnamon rolls are actually pretty easy to make too. Just keep a check on the dough’s texture and you’re all set!

Skill level: Beginner
Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes

2. Apple Pie

Top view of an apple pie
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Gooey apple jam wrapped in a crunchy tart and served with whipped cream, Apple Pie is a pastry that’s come straight from the heavens. Right from breakfast to evening snacking, there is never a wrong time to gobble in a bite of this dish. So go ahead, try it at home. It’s so delicious yet essential, that one can hardly ever go wrong with it.

Skill level: Beginner
Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes

3. Macarons

Macarons with rose petals
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Another sinfully beautiful pastry, Macarons are everyone’s favorite. But that’s not the only good part. These pastries can also be made easily at home. Mix your dry and wet mixtures together, pipe out the filling, and put it in the oven. That’s about it!

Skill level: Beginner
Preparation time: 50 minutes

4. Samosa

Samosas in a wicker basket
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Enough of sugary pastries, now let’s talk savory. Samosas are a popular Indian tea-time snack loved for their flavoursome taste. Made of spicy potato filling, if you have a palate that screams for flavours, this one is a must-try. Don’t worry - it’s also by far the easiest pastry recipe on the list.

Skill level: Beginner
Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes

5. Cream Puff

A red rose and a cream puff in a pink background
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Cream Puff is one of those desserts that make us drool when we see them in the confectionary store. But trying to make it at home? Big no! So, it’s about time we change this mindset. Just pay keen attention to the measurements and see how beautiful they turn out!

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Skill level: Intermediate
Preparation time: 1 hour 15 minutes

6. Doughnut

Three assorted doughnuts on a cloth
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Soft and creamy, Doughnuts are the simplest mood lifters in the history of humankind. But just so you know, they are also simple to make at home. So, start preparing some in advance for the next time you feel the need to uplift your mood with a bite.

Skill level: Intermediate
Preparation time: 2 hours

7. Churros

Churros with chocolate sauce on a plate
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Churros make for a delightful snack, especially if you love chocolate. And thank goodness, its recipe is also simple to follow. So well, the next time you want something to munch on, go to your kitchen and make churros - it’s that simple.

Skill level: Intermediate
Preparation time: 1 hour

8. Baklava

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If you haven’t tried Baklava, you’re missing out on life. A delicious Turkish delicacy, it’s made of thin, filo layers stuffed with rich dry fruit and dipped in sugar syrup. Perfect for tea time, Baklava ought to be on your “desserts to try at home” list.

Skill level: Expert
Preparation time: 2 hours 30 minutes

9. Eclairs

Four assorted eclairs on a plate
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One of the many French delights, Eclairs are irresistible. They make the perfect dessert for every fancy occasion. In fact, if you try, you can make these at home too. Only keep an eye on the dough’s consistency - you don’t want it too soft or too dry.

Skill level: Expert
Preparation time: 2 hours 30 minutes

10. Croissant

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Croissants are infamous for being tough to make. And well, they aren’t easy to master either. But then again, the trick lies in the measurement. If you get your ingredient measurement right, making croissants at home will become a weekly ritual for you, trust us!

Skill level: Expert
Preparation time: 3 hours 30 mins

Bottom line

So, this was it for the list of 10 different types of pastry recipes to try at home.

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