Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Boston Cream Pie

Hey foodies how are ya! Im enjoying a wonderful day here in my home town of Jersey City NJ about to make my family a wonderful dessert for dinner. A fabulously delicious boston cream pie.
Its one of my daughters favorite desserts. So since she requested it today I decided to post my recipe. Try this recipe its quick, easy, and you will enjoy. Till tomorrow foodies,


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Boston Cream Pie


1-1/4 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
1/3 cup shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix dry ingredients, then add shortening, milk and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes then add egg and beat 2 more minutes. Pour into 8-inch round layer pan. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes. Allow to cool. Split cake to make 2 thin layers. Fill layers with Cream Filling. Spread top with Chocolate glaze. Refrigerate any remaining cake.

Cream Filling

1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups milk
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla

Blend sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Combine milk and egg yolks; gradually stir into sugar mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir
1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature.

Chocolate Glaze

2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons hot water

Melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Mix in about 2 tablespoons hot water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze is of proper consistency.


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Sarah said...

The cake and glaze were excellent. The custard was not good at all though. Mine was lumpy and flavorless even after I added extra vanilla. Luckily I had a vanilla pudding in the pantry so like other reviewers I just used that.

Gabby said...

Excellent recipe; follow it to the letter and it will turn out wonderfully.

Mariah said...

I used a yellow cake mix. This turned out really well. The filling was the best. I would so make this another time it was wonderfull.

jane said...

I used a yellow cake mix. This turned out really well. The filling was the best. I would so make this another time it was wonderfull.