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Boston Cream Delight Recipe

Boston Cream Delight

Boston Cream Delight - a combination inspired by my Hubby's two favorite desserts! You will love this recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Boston cream delight
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 771 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

!for the crust:

  • 2 and 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 10 Tbsp unsalted butter melted

!for the filling:

  • 2 packages 8 oz. each cream cheese softened
  • 8 oz tub whipped topping
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 package 3.4 oz. instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

!for the ganache:

  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chunks or chips
  • 1/4 + 2 Tbsp cup heavy cream or half and half
  • 1 and 1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 Tbsp corn syrup
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

!to make the crust:

  1. Line a 13"x9" pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place graham crackers in the food processor. Add sugar and process until combined.
  3. Slowly drizzle in the melted butter and process until the crust comes together.
  4. Place the crust into prepared pan and press down firmly.
  5. Bake the crust for 7 to 8 minutes.
  6. Set aside to cool completely. (Baking the crust will prevent it's crumbling when slicing the dessert.)

!to make the filling:

  1. Place cream cheese in the food processor. Process until creamy, 10 to 15 seconds.
  2. Add vanilla extract, pudding mix and sugar. Process until well combined.
  3. Add the whipped topping in two additions, process just until combined. Do not overmix.
  4. Scoop the filling onto the ready crust. Spread evenly. Smooth the top out with an offset spatula.
  5. Place the pan in a fridge to chill until set (2 hours to overnight).

!to make the ganache:

  1. Place the chocolate in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Place the cream, sugar and corn syrup in a medium saucepan and heat to just boiling. Remove from heat.
  3. Pour the cream over the chocolate. Do not mix! Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Whisk the ganache until smooth. Let cool to room temperature.
  5. Pour the ganache over the filling or top each slice just before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Boston Cream Delight
Amount Per Serving
Calories 771 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 35g219%
Cholesterol 138mg46%
Sodium 392mg17%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Sugar 55g61%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1695IU34%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 139mg14%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.