Boston Cream Pie

It’s no secret that I’m a big cake lover. Give me just about any type and I’ll have it. I may have some reluctance when it comes to carrot cake, but that’s only because I’m very picky about that one (more on that in another post). Other cakes-nope. It’s all about what I’m in the mood for.

Boston Cream Pie via Bakers Royale

Of course, my mind drifted to chocolate – always. But chocolate these days seems to be taking a back seat (more on that in another post as well). With that in mind, I went for a classic. This Boston Cream Pie fit the bill—uncomplicated, rich in vanilla with the pastry cream, and perfect in texture—bodied, but not heavy; light but not airy.  Of course I did give it a chocolate ganache vs. a chocolate glaze – for an added chocolate richness. I figured small bites of chocolate like that would be tolerable.

Boston Cream Pie from Bakers Royale

I was right. The cake was all I had hoped it to be and the ganache was the perfect top off.

Boston Cream Pie by Bakers Royale

Hit the jump here for this Boston Cream Pie recipe.

  Boston Cream Pie Bakers Royale

Lastly, and as always, if I can please–if you are going to pin any of the images please do so from Better Homes and Gardens and not here, since the recipes reside over there. Thanks!

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