Boston Cream Pie Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter and flour a 9 1/2-inch springform baking pan.
  3. Combine the butter, sugar, and vanilla in a bowl. Cream together using an electric mixer until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  4. Beat the eggs in thoroughly one at a time.
  5. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Combine with the first mixture and milk.
  6. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake in the middle of the oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and let the cake cool in the pan on a rack.
  7. The Custard:.
  8. Combine the cornstarch, sugar, milk, eggs, cream, vanilla extract, and salt in a saucepan. Whisk until smooth.
  9. Bring the custard to a boil over moderate heat, whisking constantly. Continuing to whisk, let the custard boil for two minutes.
  10. Remove from heat, and whisk in the butter. Set custard aside to cool, continuing to whisk occasionally.
  11. The Glaze:.
  12. In a double boiler, melt together the chocolate, water, butter, corn syrup, and salt, stirring until smooth. Remove top of double boiler from heat.
  13. Putting it Together:.
  14. Remove the cake from the pan and cut it in half horizontally with a long serrated knife.
  15. Place one half of the cake on a plate with the cut side facing up. Top with custard.
  16. Place the other half of the cake on top, with the cut side down.
  17. Coat the top of the cake with glaze allowing it to drip down the sides.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 818.7 Kcal (3428 kJ)
Calories from fat 401.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44.58g 69%
Cholesterol 261.4mg 87%
Sodium 661.01mg 28%
Potassium 235.06mg 5%
Total Carbs 95.79g 32%
Sugars 51.32g 205%
Dietary Fiber 1.52g 6%
Protein 12.67g 25%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 4.5mg 25%
Calcium 295.6mg 30%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 281.91 Kcal (1180 kJ)
Calories from fat 138.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.35g 69%
Cholesterol 90.01mg 87%
Sodium 227.61mg 28%
Potassium 80.94mg 5%
Total Carbs 32.98g 32%
Sugars 17.67g 205%
Dietary Fiber 0.52g 6%
Protein 4.36g 25%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 13%
Iron 1.6mg 25%
Calcium 101.8mg 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.8
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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