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.

Mile-High Deep Dish Apple Pie

I love apple pie. I'd take a slice of pie (with vanilla ice cream, thank you very much) over cake any day. We even had it instead of cake at our wedding this summer.

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

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Summer Sensations: Chill Out with Banana Cream Pie

Banana cream pies are for much more than throwing at clowns. In fact, we think that anyone who chooses to use these delicious treats as a weapon should be sent to dessert jail. Of course we're kidding (sort of), but we are completely serious about how delicious banana cream pie is.

How to Make Classic Pecan Pie

Learning how to make a classic pecan pie is a rite of passage for any home cookit's one of those traditional desserts that suit almost any occasion, from holidays to weekdays, potlucks to bake sales.

How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

You know fall is in the air when sweet potato pies start appearing on dinner tables. Serve this with some ice cream and you will have a perfect autumn treat.

Cupcake Nation: Best Cupcake Shops in America

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How to Make Sweet Banana Pie

This sweet banana cream pie is a fresh and delicious treat. With fresh bananas and whipped cream on top it makes for an eye catching dessert.

How to Make Lemon Dream Pie

Make this lemon dream pie for your next dessert for a nice citrusy flavor. You can add some berries to accompany the lemon flavor.

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 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.

Sweet Potato Pie: Nothing Quite So Fine

Pumpkin pie may be the most talked-about Thanksgiving dessert, but for many of us, the holiday isn't complete without a sweet potato pie on the table. Like pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie is a tart-style pie (no upper crust), and its filling is creamy and sweet with just the right dash of spice. While it's most popular in the South, sweet potato pie is enjoyed on holiday tables nationwide.

Ben and Jerry's 'Lin-Sanity' Flavor Loses Fortune Cookies

It was only a matter of time before "Linsanity" reached the food biz, with ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's jumping in on the basketball bandwagon. But, sadly, as with more than a few poorly chosen headlines/columnist remarks/just plain stupid turns of phrase in connection to the Asian-American breakout star, it hasn't been without controversy. In case you've been on a media-free diet for the past several weeks, Linsanity is the new catchphrase for the excitement folks are having over Jeremy Lin, 23, a Harvard grad who barely made the NBA, but has quickly become a standout player for the New York Knicks.

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.

Pies for Pi Day: Doing the Math in the Kitchen

What possible significance can National Pi Day (March 14; 3.14), have for those of us who are not either math whizzes or math-geek-wannabes? Well, if you're a lover of the other kind of pie, the one with the flaky crust and the fruity or creamy sweet filling, we've got news for you. It's relative!

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