boston cream pie


  • [3] A direct descendant of earlier cakes known as American pudding-cake pie and Washington pie, the dessert was referred to as chocolate cream pie, Parker House chocolate
    cream pie, and finally Boston cream pie on Parker House’s menus.

  • [2] In the late 19th century, this type of cake was variously called a “cream pie”, a “chocolate cream pie”, or a “custard cake”.

  • [7] The Taiwanese version of the Boston cream pie is a chiffon cake which does not include chocolate.

  • [2] The name “chocolate cream pie” first appeared in the 1872 Methodist Almanac.


Works Cited

[‘1. “Although It Is Called A Boston Cream Pie, It Is In Fact A Cake, And Not A Pie”. South Florida Reporter. October 23, 2020. Retrieved June 7, 2021.
2. ^ Jump up to:a b c d Byrn, Anne (2016). American Cake: From Colonial Gingerbread to Classic
Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind More than 125 of Our Best-Loved Cakes. Rodale. p. 46. ISBN 9781623365431. OCLC 934884678.
3. ^ John-Bryan Hopkins (2018). Foodimentary: Celebrating 365 Food Holidays with Classic Recipes. ISBN 9781577151531.
4. ^
Patent, Greg (2002). Baking in America: Traditional and Contemporary Favorites from the Past 200 Years. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 9780618048311 – via
5. ^ Jump up to:a b Goldstein, Darra; Krondl, Michael; Heinzelmann, Ursula;
Mason, Laura; Quinzio, Geraldine & Rath, Eric, eds. (2015). The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199313624.
6. ^ “Massachusetts Facts”. Citizen Information Service, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth.
p. 6. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
7. ^ “Massachusetts State Donut or Desert Emblem: Boston Cream Donut”.
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