- Exported from MasterCook II
Boston Cream Pie
Recipe By : Southern Living Five-Star Recipe Collection
8 Preparation Time :
Categories : Cakes Desserts
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
1 Cup Butter or margarine -- softened
1 Cup Sugar
2 Cups Sifted cake flour
2 Tsps Baking powder
1/4 Tsp Salt
1/2 Cup Milk
2 Tsps Vanilla extract
1/2 c Sugar
1/4 c Cornstarch
1/4 tsp Salt
2 c Milk
4 Egg yolks -- lightly beaten
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 tbsp Butter or margarine
1 1 oz square Unsweetened chocolate
1 c Sifted powdered sugar
2 tbsp Boiling water
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an
electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately
with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each addition.
Stir in vanilla.
2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at
20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out
clean. Let cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely
on wire racks.
Spread cream filling between cake layers. Spread chocolate glaze over top
of cake, letting excess drip down sides of cake. Chill until ready to serve.
8 to 10 servings
CREAM FILLING: Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in a heavy saucepan.
Add milk and egg yolks, stirring with a wire whisk until blended. Cook over
medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1
minute or until mixture is thickened, stirring constantly; remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla; let cool completely.
Yield: 2 1/2 cups
CHOCOLATE GLAZE: Combine butter and chocolate in top of a double boiler;
bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts,
stirring occasionally. Let cool slightly. Add sugar and water, beating until
Yield: 1/2 cup
Typed for you by Marjorie Scofield 8/20/96 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -