This handmade puff pastry is flaky and buttery, and it’s surprisingly simple to make. You can make a high-quality, melt-in-your-mouth puff pastry in no time with only five easy ingredients. Puff pastry, also known as pâte feuilletée, is a flaky pastry prepared by layering dough together. Frozen puff pastry sheets are easy to find at the supermarket, but once you try this easy homemade puff pastry recipe, you’ll never go back to shop-bought again. Homemade puff pastry cannot be beaten, even if it does require a little elbow grease.