Boston Cream Pie is wicked yummy, but here’s the thing: it isn’t actually a pie at all. It’s comprised of two layers of dreamy sponge cake flavored with a splash of rum (a tribute to the harbor’s shipping history), filled with smooth sweet custard or vanilla pastry cream, then completely glazed in chocolate ganache. Boston Cream Pie was invented in the kitchens of the Parker House Hotel back in October of 1856 by Chef Sanzian, America’s first celebrity French chef.
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