Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

Exhibit 10(c)

  PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
214 North Tryon Street
Suite 3600
Charlotte, NC 28202
Telephone (704) 344 7500
Facsimile (704) 344 4100


We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in this Amendment No. 28 to the BlackRock Basic Value Principal Protected Fund of BlackRock Principal Protected Trust's Registration Statement on Form N-1A of our report dated February 25, 2009, except with respect to our opinion on the Consolidated Financial Statements insofar as it relates to the effects of changes in segments discussed in Note 22, for which the date is May 27, 2009, relating to the financial statements and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, which appears in Bank of America Corporation's Form 8-K filed on May 27, 2009 for the year ended December 31, 2008.

/s/ PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Charlotte, North Carolina
October 26, 2009