Definition of Boston cream pie in English:

Boston cream pie


  • 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.’
    • ‘But when Yoplait introduced a lowfat yogurt that claimed to capture the taste of a Boston cream pie, I simply had to check it out.’
    • ‘You cannot eat Boston cream pie as your main course and then have lettuce for desert and claim you are on a diet!’