May 10, 2012

Vegan Boston Cream Pie

Guys, I was craving Boston Cream and decided to Google a vegan recipe so I didn't have to eat the whole thing myself. I wanted to share.. .ha! But I'll let you know now, that I had one bite and it didn't taste like the Boston Cream I was yearning for so I stopped and didn't eat anymore of it. No recipe, as I think it was a total flop. Look at the cake?! Could it be any more flat?! I didn't think it was possible to have a cake shrink in the oven, but I swear it did. It shrunk into denseness. Such a disappointment! I should have settled for it's donut version in stead.

Here are the step-by-step photos anyways. The recipe isn't good enough to be posted!



















It looks okay from certain angles, but the taste just wasn't there. Rich thought it was good, he polished off at least half of it in a couple days. I loved the ganache though! But then again, you can't really go wrong with dark chocolate...

2 comments:

  1. That actually looks very yummy! But you're right about chocolate making things look 100X better than they actually taste.

    And how does your bf do it? I tried to go pesco-vegetarian for like a total of two weeks and pretty much felt like dying. I was so weak and lethargic all the time!

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  2. Thanks - it wasn't awful, it just didn't taste like I wanted it to :P I could have scraped off the ganache topping and just ate that, but then the rest of the cake would look hideous and that's just mean. lol

    I have no idea how Rich does it! Hes been a vegan for more than...18 years?! He just used to it now, but it must have been hard for him in the beginning. I know he misses eating smoked salmon! I know I would! So I let him smell it when I have some. Haha. He's on a few protein shakes a day, eats protein bars etc. before and after his daily work outs. Lot's of vitamins and B12 supplements and of course, a non vegan, not even close to being a vegetarian girlfriend to make (carb laden) goodies all the time! :D
    He eats a lot throughout the day. Maybe that helps with being weak and lethargic?

    He's cutting a lot of his sugars out...oh man. Someone was super grumpy for a couple weeks.

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