Boston Cream Doughnut
1 in a saucepan stir together the cream milk 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the salt.
Boston cream doughnut. This is a recipe for a popular riff on the classic boston cream pie with a crisp flaky doughnut as the vessel for silky pastry cream the only specialty tool youll need is a pastry bag but you can also poke a funnel into the side of the doughnut and spoon the cream. This homemade donut recipe calls for a simple dough hack. Allow the yeast to proof for about 5 minutes or until it starts to foam. Bavarian cream filling has a different texture than the bostom cream versions.
Heat cream in a small pot over medium high until bubbling around edges 1 to 2 minutes. Sanzian at bostons parker house hotel in 1856. Add vanilla and whisk until mixture is smooth and has the consistency of hot fudge sauce. With bavarian cream you make whipped cream with heavy cream and sugar to make a fluffier cream center for your doughnut.
1 in a small bowl add the warm milk and sprinkle over 1 tsp of sugar and the yeast. 2 in a heatproof bowl whisk together the egg yolks and the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar. Let stand 1 minute. Our boston cream doughnuts are moist but light with a tender chew and restrained sweetness thanks to a careful balance of fat sugar and moisture in the dough.
Pour hot cream over chocolate mixture. Boston cream on the other hand has a thick custard. We chilled the dough overnighta step called cold fermentationso that it wa. Warm over medium low heat until gently simmering stirring to dissolve the sugar.
Whisk in the milk and shortening. Start with refrigerated biscuit dough and about 2 inches of hot oil in a heavy bottomed skillet or dutch oven. Whisk in the cornstarch mixture. If its too thick add.
2 in the bowl of a standing mixer add the sugar eggs salt melted butter and shortening mix either by hand or with a dough hook. Just like its cake counterpart it has pastry cream and a chocolate glaze only the cream is piped inside a yeasted doughnut and the glaze is poured over the top. Fry each donut until puffy and golden brown. Mix to make a soft dough.
How to make boston cream donuts. A boston cream doughnut has all the elements of its namesake cake and then some. For the dough hand whisk the water and yeast together in the bowl of an electric mixer and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes to dissolve the yeast.