Boston Dream Cream Pie

Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

This chocolate-glazed American Classic is actually a cake. My mom always made this for us "boy's".

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan; line with wax paper.
  3. Beat together egg yolks and vanilla at medium speed until blended.
  4. Beat in half the sugar until very thick and pale. Using clean, dry beaters, beat together eggs white and sale at medium speed until very soft peaks form.
  5. Gradually beat in remaining sugar until stiff and not too dry, peaks form. Fold yolk mixture into egg whites.
  6. Sift flour over mixture; fold in gently. Do not overmix.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake cake until top springs when lightly pressed, 25 minutes.
  8. Loosen cake by running a metal spatula around sides of pan.
  9. Invert cake onto a wire rack.
  10. Remove pan, leaving waxed paper on cake.
  11. Turn cake right side up.
  12. Cool completely on rack.
  13. Meanwhile, prepare filling:.
  14. In a saucepan, mix together sugar and flour.
  15. Gradually whisk in milk, then egg yolks, vanilla and salt.
  16. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil for 1 minute, whisking constantly.
  17. Strain through a fine sieve into a bowl.
  18. Press plastic wrap on surface.
  19. Chill for 30 minutes.
  20. Using a serrated knife, cut cake horizontally in half; carefully remove waxed paper.
  21. Place the bottom layer on a serving plate.
  22. Spread evenly with filling.
  23. Top with remaining cake layer.
  24. To prepare glaze:
  25. In a saucepan, bring sugar, corn syrup, and water to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar has dissolved, Remove from heat.
  26. Add chocolate: let stand for 1 minute.
  27. Whisk until smooth.
  28. Gradually pour glaze over cake, allowing it to drip down sides.
  29. Let stand until glaze sets.
  30. Serve with whipped cream and a cherry.
  31. Enjoy.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

This recipe always turns out perfect. I prefer the glaze SO much better than typical BCP recipes which use butter and powdered sugar to make a ganache.... this one is much more "glaze" like and not as thick. Great recipe. :)

FluffyMama June 15, 2008

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