Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie Recipe

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Serves:
12

Ingredients

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CAKE INGREDIENTS

1/4 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
3
eggs
2/3 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder

CUSTARD

2/3 c
sugar
1/3 c
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
2 1/2 c
milk
4
egg yolks, slightly beaten

GLAZE INGREDIENTS

3 oz
semi-sweet chocolate
1 Tbsp
butter

How to Make Boston Cream Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1PREPARE CAKE LAYERS: Heat oven to 350 degrees; grease and flour two 9" round cake pans.
  • 2In large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed, beat 1/4 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, eggs, 2/3 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and baking powder about 4 minutes until thoroughly blended and smooth.
  • 3Spoon batter into prepared pans; bake 30 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center of each layer comes out clean.
  • 4Remove layers to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 5PREPARE EGG CUSTARD: In 2 quart saucepan, stir 2/3 cup sugar, cornstarch and salt until thoroughly mixed; slowly stir in 2 1/2 cups milk until smooth.
  • 6Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook 1 minute until mixture boils rapidly and thickens.
  • 7Remove from heat; very slowly pour lightly beaten egg yolks into hot mixture, stirring rapidly and constantly to blend and keep smooth.
  • 8Return mixture to low heat; cook 1 minute longer - Do not allow to boil.
  • 9Remove from heat; stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla.
  • 10Cool completely, stirring frequently.
  • 11PREPARE CHOCOLATE GLAZE: In small heavy saucepan over very low heat, melt chocolate and 1 tablespoon butter, stirring frequently until blended and smooth.
  • 12Remove from heat;stir in confectioners sugar and 1/4 cup milk until blended and smooth.
  • 13Keep warm, covered.
  • 14To assemble: Using sharp serrated knife, carefully cut cooled layers in half horizontally.
  • 15Place one layer, cut side up, on serving platter; spread with 1/3 cooled custard; Repeat with remaining cake layers and custard,ending with cake layer, cut side down.
  • 16Spoon warm glaze over top of cake, letting mixture drip down sides.

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About Boston Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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