A round, two-layer cake that is filled with custard or cream and frosted, usually with chocolate.
- The traditional Boston cream pie uses sponge cake as the base; unfortunately, it uses a lot of egg yolks.
- The FDA assigns a smaller serving to Boston cream pie because—like eclairs, cream puffs, and cupcakes—it's a ‘medium weight cake.’
- The official dessert or dessert emblem is the Boston cream pie, while the official cookie is the chocolate chip cookie.
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Syllabification: Bos·ton cream pie
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