Boston Cream Doughnut
Sanzian at bostons parker house hotel in 1856.
Boston cream doughnut. It is a two layer sponge cake filled with vanilla flavored custard and topped with chocolate glaze and has. The doughnut was made out of inspiration from the boston cream pie 3 which was in turn created by chef m. Mix to make a soft dough. 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.
We chilled the dough overnighta step called cold fermentationso that it wa. Heat cream in a small pot over medium high until bubbling around edges 1 to 2 minutes. 1 in a saucepan stir together the cream milk 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the salt. 2 in a heatproof bowl whisk together the egg yolks and the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar.
Bavarian cream filling has a different texture than the bostom cream versions. Allow the yeast to proof for about 5 minutes or until it starts to foam. 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. Pour hot cream over chocolate mixture.
Boston cream on the other hand has a thick custard. 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. 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. Let stand 1 minute.
Stir in the eggs sugar salt and 3 cups of the flour. 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. A boston cream doughnut has all the elements of its namesake cake and then some. Start with refrigerated biscuit dough and about 2 inches of hot oil in a heavy bottomed skillet or dutch oven.
Whisk in the milk and shortening. Warm over medium low heat until gently simmering stirring to dissolve the sugar. Add vanilla and whisk until mixture is smooth and has the consistency of hot fudge sauce. If its too thick add.
Fry each donut until puffy and golden brown. How to make boston cream donuts. With bavarian cream you make whipped cream with heavy cream and sugar to make a fluffier cream center for your doughnut.