|Place of origin||United States|
|Region or state||Buffalo, New York|
|Main ingredients||Puff pastry, white sugar icing|
A pastry heart is a regional dessert item found in the Western New York area, with Buffalo credited as the place it was first created.
The pastry heart is a heart shaped flaky puff pastry, similar to a palmier or palm leaves pastry, that is usually topped with a white sugar icing that has a hard shell but is soft on the inside.