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Boston Cream Doughnut

This homemade donut recipe calls for a simple dough hack.

Boston cream doughnut. Start with refrigerated biscuit dough and about 2 inches of hot oil in a heavy bottomed skillet or dutch oven. With bavarian cream you make whipped cream with heavy cream and sugar to make a fluffier cream center for your doughnut. The doughnut was made out of inspiration from the boston cream pie 3 which was in turn created by chef m. Sanzian at bostons parker house hotel in 1856.

Heat cream in a small pot over medium high until bubbling around edges 1 to 2 minutes. Boston cream on the other hand has a thick custard. Allow the yeast to proof for about 5 minutes or until it starts to foam. 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.

Fry each donut until puffy and golden brown. Pour hot cream over chocolate mixture. Bavarian cream filling has a different texture than the bostom cream versions. It is a two layer sponge cake filled with vanilla flavored custard and topped with chocolate glaze and has.

Mix to make a soft dough. Add vanilla and whisk until mixture is smooth and has the consistency of hot fudge sauce. 2 in a heatproof bowl whisk together the egg yolks and the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar. Warm over medium low heat until gently simmering stirring to dissolve the sugar.

If its too thick add. Whisk in the cornstarch mixture. How to make boston cream donuts. 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.

Stir in the eggs sugar salt and 3 cups of the flour. 1 in a small bowl add the warm milk and sprinkle over 1 tsp of sugar and the yeast. A boston cream doughnut has all the elements of its namesake cake and then some. Whisk in the milk and shortening.

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. 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. 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.