Boston Cream Pie

A Boston cream pie is really more cake than pie. No matter. The custard or cream filling and smooth chocolate frosting make the Boston cream pie makes it a universal favorite.

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Boston Cream Pie

Fine Cooking Magazine

This American classic is a stunning version of the original dessert created more than 100 years ago. It consists of butter sponge cake layered with pastry cream, and a topping of chocolate ganache zig-zagged with white icing. Though it's a complex recipe, many of the components can be made in advance (see Make-Ahead Tips, below).

Boston Cream Cheesecake

Better Homes and Gardens

Everyone will love this delicious dessert recipe that combines chocolate, cream cheese, and yellow cake.

Classic Boston Cream Pie

Family Circle

The mystery of why this cake is called a pie remains unsolved, but there's no doubt that the custard-filled layer cake topped with a dark chocolate glaze reigns as a favorite dessert.

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Ben & Jerry's Cries Foul over X-Rated "Ben & Cherry's"

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How to Make Classic Pecan Pie

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How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

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How to Make Sweet Banana Pie

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How to Make the Perfect Pumpkin Pie

This recipe makes the perfect pumpkin pie even more luscious by using heavy cream and adding a pinch of black pepper a little extra spunk.

Cheesecake: You Asked For It!

We asked all of our Facebook fans to tell us which dishes they'd most like to perfect, and we got a terrific response. Now, we're talking back, giving you recipes for all those foods, from crusty breads to cheesey lasagna, that you asked for, with some tips to help you perfect those dishes. Cheesecake recipes were among your top requests.

How to Make Chocolate Pie

Knowing how to make chocolate pie from scratch is a dying art. Not many of us have the time and patience to cook custard to just the right consistency and painstakingly roll out pie crusts. This quick version of chocolate pie can be whipped up in the morning for the perfect dessert by dinnertime: Pudding mix and melted chocolate chips keep the process fast but maintain the deep, rich flavor of the traditional chocolate custard.

Top-Notch Pumpkin Pies

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Pies for Pi Day: Doing the Math in the Kitchen

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How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

If you want to know how to make sweet-potato pie as silky smooth and buttery rich as what comes out of a Southern cook's kitchen, this is the recipe for you. Evaporated milk gives it a velvety texture, and a hint of lemon and dash of nutmeg keep the pie from becoming cloyingly sweet.

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