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Amaretto Boston Cream Pie

Amaretto Boston Cream Pie

Make the pastry cream ahead of time

Photo courtesy of Bake from Scratch

Boston cream pie is a tried and true dessert rooted in the hearts of many Massachusetts natives. This recipe puts a twist on the dessert by adding a layer of amaretto pastry cream to the mix.

Recipe courtesy of Bake from Scratch

Ingredients

For the amaretto Boston cream pie

  • 1/4 Cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 Cups cake flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 Cup whole buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup heavy whipping cream
  • Amaretto Pastry Cream (recipe follows)
  • 1 Cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • Chocolate Ganache (recipe follows)

For the amaretto pastry cream

  • 1 1/2 Cup whole milk
  • 2/3 Cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved
  • 7 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 Cup cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons amaretto

For the chocolate ganache

  • 1 1/3 Cup chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • 3/4 Cups unsalted butter
  • 4 Teaspoons corn syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon water

  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


  • CHOCOLATE FILLING:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Servings 4
Preparation time 17mins
Cooking time 52mins


Watch the video: Boston Cream Pie (January 2022).