Boston Cream Pie

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make cake (if you want to buy a pre-made a 9-inch yellow round cake, you can omit steps 1-6) Preheat oven to 375-degrees F.
  • Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.
  • Mix all ingredients (flour-eggs) at low speed until combined, then mix at high speed for 2 minutes at high speed.
  • Pour in pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until done.
  • Cool on rack for at 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • Let cool while making custard filling and chocolate glaze.
  • To make filling: Stir all filling ingredients except vanilla (milk-egg yolks) in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Cook until filling thickens and boils (20 minutes).
  • Boil one minute then stir in vanilla.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes--cool but not completely set.
  • Make glaze while filling is cooling.
  • To make glaze: Melt chocolate and butter over low heat (or heat in microvave).
  • Remove from heat.
  • Beat in sugar an milk with whisk until smooth.
  • To assemble cake: Split cut in half horizontally (you now have two thin 9-inch layers).
  • Place one layer cut side up on plate.
  • Cover with custard filling.
  • Place second layer (cut side down) over filling.
  • Coat top of cake with chocolate glaze.
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