Boston cream pie


: a round cake that is split and filled with a custard or cream filling and usually frosted with chocolate

Examples of Boston cream pie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Massachusetts ranked number one with pie aficionados willing to travel 2 hours and 32 minutes to try a Boston cream pie; North Dakota ranked second with bumbleberry pie and a 2 hours and 30 minute-travel time. The Arizona Republic, 12 Mar. 2024 Don't leave town without sampling the city's famous clam chowder and Boston cream pie. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 7 June 2023 Also on the menu: crab cakes, shellfish, filet mignon, and desserts, including Boston cream pie. Larry Edelman,, 20 Mar. 2023 For dessert, there’s Boston cream pie, peach cobbler or the East Coast's traditional Smith Island layer cake for dessert. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 17 Mar. 2021 Opening-day doughnuts include a chocolate-hazenut, a seasonal apple butter and a nostalgic Boston cream pie piped with vanilla pastry cream and topped with a real Valrhona chocolate glaze. Michael Russell, oregonlive, 9 Oct. 2020 Don’t leave town without sampling their famous clam chowder and Boston cream pie. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 8 Aug. 2020 Throughout the first half of this season, which has seen intentional car crashes and way too much Boston cream pie on a bedsheet, Betty has been on a spiral since Dan left the house. Omar Sanchez,, 17 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Boston cream pie was in 1877

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“Boston cream pie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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