Sunday, April 10, 2011

BOSTON CREAM PIE

Have you ever had a craving that just won't go away until you satisfy it? Well, that's what happened to me today.
I couldn't stop thinking about Boston Cream Pie. I have not had a piece for over a year and yet it suddenly became something that I "had" to have.


I've been helping a friend of mine, who owns a cupcake shop, come up with new recipes. I've been baking daily so, I wasn't in the mood to bake today.


But, that wasn't going to stop me. I made a quick stop at Marie Calenders and bought one. They have WONDERFUL Boston Cream Pies.


For those of you who have never had a Boston Cream Pie before, it's a must!


It starts out with a crust, then topped with a yummy pastry cream. On top of that is a layer of golden yellow cake and another layer of pastry cream. One more layer of cake and then topped with chocolate and some rich whipped cream. Sprinkled with a few chocolate bits and you are ready.


Ready for what, you ask? Well, for a burst of flavor that is like a party taking place in your mouth!


I think this would make a great flavor for a cupcake. Don't you? I think I would leave out the crust so it would be a Boston Cream Cupcake and not a Boston Cream Pie.


Look who is hoping a little bit of crumbs fall on the floor! Yes, Elton would be thrilled to get his very own piece of Boston Cream Pie.


Sorry little guy, it's not for you.
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2 comments:

Kathleen said...

Oh that looks good! I have made Boston Cream Cupcakes. Posted them on my blog too!

racheld said...

oh, My!! I don't know when my first visit of a morning has been so tempting!! I haven't tasted one of these in ages, either, and I encore---Oh. My.

I remember just a tiny one from a local bakery Down South---just the cake layers and cream layers, and she did the first real ganache I'd ever tasted.

Thank you so much for visiting today---I hardly ever post a grumpy post, but that lunch was just not good, ESPECIALLY considering the cost.