Bakery with Milhojas
Place of originFrance
Region or stateEurope, Americas
Associated cuisineSpain, Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, France, Uruguay, Venezuela
Main ingredientsLayers of puff pastry

Milhojas ("thousand sheets") is a type of dessert of French origin[1] that is found nowadays in Spain and Latin America. It is a local name for mille-feuille in Spanish-speaking countries.

They are made with stacked layers of puff pastry,[2] filled with creme patissiere; cream; dulce de leche; a creamy mix of condensed milk, sugar, and vanilla; or white chocolate and are part of the cuisines of Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico,[2] Peru, Portugal, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

See also


  1. ^ "Milhojas, un repaso por los difusos orígenes de esta peculiar masa y a sus mejores exponentes patrios". Diario ABC (in Spanish). 2021-10-02. Retrieved 2023-11-14.
  2. ^ a b My Sweet Mexico: Recipes for Authentic Pastries, Breads, Candies, Beverages, and Frozen Treats – Fany Gerson. pp. 384-387.