Boston Cream Filling?

Baking By cakemama22 Updated 26 Oct 2011 , 12:46am by Elcee

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cakemama22 Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 4:48am
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I'll be honest, I've never had Boston cream pie. I have no clue if it is a pie pie or a cake that you call a pie (I just looked at some pictures online so I'm a little confused). Either way, I'm making a cake for a friend and she has requested Boston cream filling. Does anyone know of a good recipie? I'd appreciate any and all help.

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MCurry Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 5:13am
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Boston cream pie is yellow cake with a pastry cream filing topped with chocolate glaze.

So you could make a yellow cake, fill the layers with both vanilla pastry cream/pudding filling and chocolate fudge. Not sure how many cake layers you have but I would have two of the cream/pudding and one layer of chocolate.

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Elcee Posted 26 Oct 2011 , 12:46am
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A Boston Cream Pie is 2 layers of yellow (butter) cake filled with pastry cream and topped with a fairly thick layer of chocolate ganache or a chocolate fudge frosting. The sides remain un-iced. HTH!

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