Boston Cream Pie Recipe

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  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 lemon , zest of
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Butter and flour 2 9 cake pans.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar together in top of a double boiler until light and fluffy. Transfer to bowl of stand mixer; beat at medium until cool. Add lemon zest, vanilla and butter. Add flour 1/3 cup at a time, beating until well mixed. Pour into prepared pans and bake 40 min or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  3. Meanwhile, heat milk in a saucepan. In a bowl, beat sugar, egg yolks, flour and cornstarch. Add hot milk a few spoonfuls at a time, beating constantly, until about 1/3 of it has been added, after which the contents of the bowl can be added to the saucepan with the vanilla. Cook over medium-low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Transfer to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until cold.
  4. Trim cake layers so they are level. Pour filling on bottom layer, and position top layer over the filling.
  5. Chop chocolate coarsely and place in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave chocolate at 50% (medium) in 30 second increments, stirring after each, until fully melted. Beat cream cheese in mixer at medium speed until soft; reduce speed to low and add confectioner's sugar and chocolate. Beat until smooth, glossy and fully mixed. Spread topping over the top of the cake - do not frost sides. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 522.58 Kcal (2188 kJ)
Calories from fat 213.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.75g 37%
Cholesterol 161.68mg 54%
Sodium 477.42mg 20%
Potassium 209.4mg 4%
Total Carbs 70.37g 23%
Sugars 54.59g 218%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
Protein 9.27g 19%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 4%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 146.6mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 269.8 Kcal (1130 kJ)
Calories from fat 110.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.26g 37%
Cholesterol 83.47mg 54%
Sodium 246.49mg 20%
Potassium 108.11mg 4%
Total Carbs 36.33g 23%
Sugars 28.19g 218%
Dietary Fiber 0.98g 8%
Protein 4.78g 19%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 9%
Calcium 75.7mg 15%

* 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

  • 12.1
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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