Classic American dessert - Boston Cream Pie which is actually a layered cake with vanilla sponge cake, pastry cream or custard, and chocolate icing.
33 New England Foods You Need To Try At Least One Time
1. Brown Bread
New England brown bread dates back to colonial times. The movement of molasses through the colonies led to the creation of a famous bread with a dark color and sweet flavor.
2. Sugar-On-Snow
This candy is made by pouring boiling maple syrup on freshly-fallen snow. The snow makes the syrup harden into a taffy, which is then rolled onto a popsicle stick and served.
3. Coffee Milk
This official beverage of Rhode Island is made by mixing milk with coffee syrup. The syrup used in coffee milk dates back to the 1930s with brands like Autocrat and Eclipse.
4. Boston Cream Pie
In 1856, French chef M. Sanzian invented this sponge cake filled with custard and topped with chocolate. Boston cream pie is an iconic New England dessert by way of France.
5. Clam Chowder
This iconic chowder is made with clams, clam juice, cream or milk, potatoes, and salt pork (or bacon). The cream and lack of tomatoes differentiate it from Manhattan-style chowder.