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Decorating By lv2bake Updated 21 Mar 2009 , 9:33pm by pipe-dreams

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lv2bake Posted 21 Mar 2009 , 8:53pm
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Is Bavarian cream the filling that is in boston cream? Just wondering, I have a client that asked for Boston cream, and found a sleeve of Bavarian cream at my local cake supplier. I was wondering if I could use that to fill if it was the same.

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SweetPea0613 Posted 21 Mar 2009 , 9:08pm
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To my understnding it is. We make a boston cream cake at work and fill it with bavarian creme. HTH!

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cheferyn Posted 21 Mar 2009 , 9:10pm
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yep, same thing.

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prterrell Posted 21 Mar 2009 , 9:18pm
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While Bavarian and Boston Cream are sometimes usesd interchangeably, they are actually not exactly the same.

Boston Cream Pie is actually filled with a standard pastry cream. Here is a link to a recipe for Boston Cream Pie, including the pastry cream filling: http://www.joyofbaking.com/BostonCreamPie.html.

Bavarian Cream is actually lighter and fluffier than the pastry cream used in Boston Cream Pie. Bavarian Cream is basically Creme Anglaise (custard sauce) with gelatin and whipped cream added to it.

To make an easy faux Bavarian Cream, mix 1 4 small package instant vanilla or French vanilla flavor pudding mix with 1 cup whole milk until smooth, then fold in 1 standard size container Cool Whip.

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pipe-dreams Posted 21 Mar 2009 , 9:33pm
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I know with donuts, boston cream is white and kind of plain. Banana cream is yellow, and more pudding-like.

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